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Keep (IPA: /╦łkip/)


Keep (v. t.)

To care; to desire.

Keep (v. t.)

To hold; to restrain from departure or removal; not to let go of; to retain in one's power or possession; not to lose; to retain; to detain.

Keep (v. t.)

To cause to remain in a given situation or condition; to maintain unchanged; to hold or preserve in any state or tenor.

Keep (v. t.)

To have in custody; to have in some place for preservation; to take charge of.

Keep (v. t.)

To preserve from danger, harm, or loss; to guard.

Keep (v. t.)

To preserve from discovery or publicity; not to communicate, reveal, or betray, as a secret.

Keep (v. t.)

To attend upon; to have the care of; to tend.

Keep (v. t.)

To record transactions, accounts, or events in; as, to keep books, a journal, etc. ; also, to enter (as accounts, records, etc. ) in a book.

Keep (v. t.)

To maintain, as an establishment, institution, or the like; to conduct; to manage; as, to keep store.

Keep (v. t.)

To supply with necessaries of life; to entertain; as, to keep boarders.

Keep (v. t.)

To have in one's service; to have and maintain, as an assistant, a servant, a mistress, a horse, etc.

Keep (v. t.)

To have habitually in stock for sale.

Keep (v. t.)

To continue in, as a course or mode of action; not to intermit or fall from; to hold to; to maintain; as, to keep silence; to keep one's word; to keep possession.

Keep (v. t.)

To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from or violate; to practice or perform, as duty; not to neglect; to be faithful to.

Keep (v. t.)

To confine one's self to; not to quit; to remain in; as, to keep one's house, room, bed, etc. ; hence, to haunt; to frequent.

Keep (v. t.)

To observe duty, as a festival, etc. ; to celebrate; to solemnize; as, to keep a feast.

Keep (v. i.)

To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide; to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.

Keep (v. i.)

To last; to endure; to remain unimpaired.

Keep (v. i.)

To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell.

Keep (v. i.)

To take care; to be solicitous; to watch.

Keep (v. i.)

To be in session; as, school keeps to-day.

Keep (n.)

The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge.

Keep (n.)

The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition; case; as, to be in good keep.

Keep (n.)

The means or provisions by which one is kept; maintenance; support; as, the keep of a horse.

Keep (n.)

That which keeps or protects; a stronghold; a fortress; a castle; specifically, the strongest and securest part of a castle, often used as a place of residence by the lord of the castle, especially during a siege; the donjon. See Illust. of Castle.

Keep

Type of fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Ages by European nobility

Keep

Fortified medieval tower

Keep

Family name

Keep

Street in Boxmeer, the Netherlands

Keep

Street in Brunssum, the Netherlands

Keep Synonyms

Donjon, Dungeon

Keep Synonyms

Hold

Keep Synonyms

Living, Support, Sustenance, Bread And Butter, Livelihood

Keep Synonyms

Proceed, Go Along, Continue, Go On

Keep Synonyms

Hold On, Keep Back

Keep Synonyms

Keep Open, Hold Open, Save

Keep Synonyms

Keep Up, Hold Up, Hold Out, Keep Apart, Keep Out, Keep Off, Hold Back, Keep In, Hold, Maintain, Keep Down, Hold Over

Keep Synonyms

Maintain

Keep Synonyms

Maintain

Keep Synonyms

Observe

Keep Synonyms

Maintain, Observe

Keep Synonyms

Observe, Celebrate

Keep Synonyms

Preserve

Keep Synonyms

Preserve

Keep Synonyms

Prevent

Keep Synonyms

Suppress, Hold Bac, Keep Back, Restrain

Keep Synonyms

Retain, Keep On, Keep Goin, Continue

Keep Synonyms

Stay Fresh

Keep Synonyms

Maintain, Sustain

KEEP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Kamehameha Early Education Program

KEEP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Key Extended Entry Program

KEEP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Kidney Early Evaluation Program

KEEP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Kiyosato Educational Experimental Project

KEEP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Kuroshio Edge Exchange Processes

KEEP (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Kuroshio-Edge Exchange Processes

Keep (Last Name / Surname)

Keep is the #26,671 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 913 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Keep in Spanish is Mantener

Tagalog Translation

Keep in Tagalog is Itago

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "The money's not important? You keep on saying that! What kind of musician are you? (p. 212)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To Roxas) Then let's keep this short and sweet." - Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to the students) Form across the room! Run, run, run! Don't keep me waiting! FILL THIS GAP!" - Matilda (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" *Gulp* Luna, if you keep stuffing yourself like that, I won't be able to talk .(Sena)" - BlazBlue

Example Sentence (Quote)

"*I could keep this up til the day I die!."" - Samurai Warriors


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