carrot noun

1 vegetable

ADJ. raw | baby | diced, grated

VERB + CARROT eat, have | cook, prepare | peel, scrape | chop, dice, grate

CARROT + NOUN top | cake | juice > Special page at FOOD

2 sth attractive offered to sb

VERB + CARROT dangle, hold out, offer (sb) They dangled the carrot of a large salary in front of me.

PHRASES a carrot and stick to adopt the carrot-and-stick approach (= to persuade sb to try harder by offering them a reward if they do, or a punishment if they do not)