noun Date: 1894 1. the act or process of carrying over 2. something retained or carried over

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  • carryover — car·ry·over / kar ē ˌō vər/ n: the portion of a deduction (as for a net operating loss) or credit which cannot be taken entirely in a given period and which may be deducted from taxable income of a later period compare carryback Merriam Webster’s …   Law dictionary

  • carryover — Grain and oilseed commodities not consumed during the marketing year and remaining in storage at year s end. These stocks are carried over into the next marketing year and added to the stocks produced during that crop year. Chicago Board of Trade …   Financial and business terms

  • carryover — car|ry|o|ver [ keri,ouvər ] noun singular 1. ) something that is the result of a situation that existed in the past: Getting up early is a carryover from the time when I was in the army. 2. ) an amount of something, especially money, that has not …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • carryover — car·ry·o·ver (kărʹē ō vər) n. 1. Something transferred or extended from an earlier time or another place: a showing of new fashions as well as carryovers from last spring; a carryover of good will from the previous meeting. 2. Accounting. A sum… …   Universalium

  • carryover — noun a) Something whose duration has been extended or that has been transferred to another time b) An amount, especially a sum of money, transferred to a new column in a ledger, or applied to a later time …   Wiktionary

  • carryover — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. holdover, vestige, remains; see remainder …   English dictionary for students

  • carryover — n. after effect; postponed or delayed business; carried from one page to the next (Accounting) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carryover — /ˈkærioʊvə/ (say kareeohvuh) noun 1. the part left over to a later period, account, etc. 2. Bookkeeping the total of one page on an account carried forward to the next. 3. Stock Exchange the practice of deferring completion of a contract from one …   Australian English dictionary

  • carryover —  Inventory …   American business jargon

  • carryover —    In accounting, using a tax year s deductions, business losses or credits to apply to the following year s tax return to reduce the tax liability. Compare carryback …   Business law dictionary

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