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keep

Definitions


[kiːp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- have or retain possession of
(e.g: return one copy to me, keeping the other for your files)

- cause to continue in a specified condition, position, course, etc.
(e.g: the guidance system keeps the machine on course)

- provide for the sustenance of (someone)
(e.g: he had to keep his large family in the manner he had chosen)

- honour or fulfil (a commitment or undertaking)
(e.g: I'll keep my promise, naturally)

- make written entries in (a diary) on a regular basis
(e.g: the master kept a weekly journal)


Phrases:
- for keeps
- keep goal
- keep going
- keep it 100
- keep it real
- keep on keeping on
- keep one's feet
- keep something to oneself
- keep to oneself
- you can't keep a good man down

Origin:
late Old English cēpan ‘seize, take in’, also ‘care for, attend to’, of unknown origin


[kiːp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- food, clothes, and other essentials for living
(e.g: the Society are paying for your keep)

- charge; control
(e.g: if from shepherd's keep a lamb strayed far)

- the strongest or central tower of a castle, acting as a final refuge.


Phrases:
- for keeps
- keep goal
- keep going
- keep it 100
- keep it real
- keep on keeping on
- keep one's feet
- keep something to oneself
- keep to oneself
- you can't keep a good man down

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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