A. To transfer (an account) to the next column, page, or book relating to the same account.
B. To retain (merchandise or other goods) for a subsequent, usually the next, season.
2. To deduct (an unused tax credit or a loss, for example) for taxable income of a subsequent period.
3. To persist to another time or situation: "The confidence gained in remedial classes carried over into the children's regular school work."