Definisi 'keep'
English to English
noun
1 the financial means whereby one lives
Example:
• each child was expected to pay for their keep
• he applied to the state for support
• he could no longer earn his own livelihood
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2 the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
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3 a cell in a jail or prison
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4 The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge.
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verb
5 keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
Example:
• keep clean
• hold in place
• She always held herself as a lady
• The students keep me on my toes
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6 continue a certain state, condition, or activity
Example:
• Keep on working!
• We continued to work into the night
• Keep smiling
• We went on working until well past midnight
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7 retain possession of
Example:
• Can I keep my old stuffed animals?
• She kept her maiden name after she married
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8 stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
Example:
• We must prevent the cancer from spreading
• His snoring kept me from falling asleep
• Keep the child from eating the marbles
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9 conform one's action or practice to
Example:
• keep appointments
• she never keeps her promises
• We kept to the original conditions of the contract
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10 stick to correctly or closely
Example:
• The pianist kept time with the metronome
• keep count
• I cannot keep track of all my employees
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11 look after; be the keeper of; have charge of
Example:
• He keeps the shop when I am gone
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12 maintain by writing regular records
Example:
• keep a diary
• maintain a record
• keep notes
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13 supply with room and board
Example:
• He is keeping three women in the guest cottage
• keep boarders
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14 allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
Example:
• We cannot continue several servants any longer
• She retains a lawyer
• The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff
• Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on
• We kept the work going as long as we could
• She retained her composure
• this garment retains its shape even after many washings
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15 supply with necessities and support
Example:
• She alone sustained her family
• The money will sustain our good cause
• There's little to earn and many to keep
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16 fail to spoil or rot
Example:
• These potatoes keep for a long time
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17 behave as expected during of holidays or rites
Example:
• Keep the commandments
• celebrate Christmas
• Observe Yom Kippur
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18 keep under control; keep in check
Example:
• suppress a smile
• Keep your temper
• keep your cool
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19 maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
Example:
• May God keep you
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20 raise
Example:
• She keeps a few chickens in the yard
• he keeps bees
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21 retain rights to
Example:
• keep my job for me while I give birth
• keep my seat, please
• keep open the possibility of a merger
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22 store or keep customarily
Example:
• Where do you keep your gardening tools?
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23 have as a supply
Example:
• I always keep batteries in the freezer
• keep food for a week in the pantry
• She keeps a sixpack and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator
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24 maintain for use and service
Example:
• I keep a car in the countryside
• She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips
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25 hold and prevent from leaving
Example:
• The student was kept after school
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26 prevent (food) from rotting
Example:
• preserved meats
• keep potatoes fresh
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27 To care; to desire.
source: webster1913
28 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.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
discontinue, keep down, number, delay, detain, hold up, continuance, continuation, lengthiness, prolongation, keep back, withhold, hold, hold back, holding, keeping, retention, guardianship, allow, let, permit, maintainer, sustainer, upholder, maintainable, bar, breach, break, go against, infract, offend, lose, cell, jail cell, prison cell, fastness, stronghold, resource, cook, enter, confine, have, store, book,
Related Word(s)
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