keep keep  /ˈkip/


  1. (n) the financial means whereby one lives
  2. (n) the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
  3. (n) a cell in a jail or prison
  4. (v) keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
  5. (v) continue a certain state, condition, or activity
  6. (v) retain possession of
  7. (v) stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
  8. (v) conform one's action or practice to
  9. (v) stick to correctly or closely
  10. (v) look after; be the keeper of; have charge of
  11. (v) maintain by writing regular records
  12. (v) supply with room and board
  13. (v) allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  14. (v) supply with necessities and support
  15. (v) fail to spoil or rot
  16. (v) behave as expected during of holidays or rites
  17. (v) keep under control; keep in check
  18. (v) maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
  19. (v) raise
  20. (v) retain rights to
  21. (v) store or keep customarily
  22. (v) have as a supply
  23. (v) maintain for use and service
  24. (v) hold and prevent from leaving
  25. (v) prevent (food) from rotting


  1. Indeed, keep naughtiness in check and avoid complacency.
  2. Maybe that was true, but that didn't keep Suzy Homemakers from driving them to the mall.
  3. To that end, Pizzuto is doing everything she can to keep her brain, as well as the rest of her body, in top shape.


  1. Keep listeria bacteria at bay

    With the arrival of summer, many folks think they can keep their picnic food safe from bacteria by storing it in the refrigerator.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  2. Andrew Stockdale –‘Keep Moving’

    Keep Moving is the debut album for Wolfmother singer, guitarist and writer Andrew Stockdale. read more
    on June 17, 2013     Source:

  3. Keep track of the goings-on at the U.S.

    Keep track of the goings-on at the U.S. Open right here . Photo credit: Getty
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Deadspin

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  1. "It is clear that the framers and ratifiers of the 14th Amendment counted the right to keep and bear arms among those fundamental rights necessary to our system of ordered liberty," Alito wrote.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "Our plan was to win possession quickly and then try to keep it, to pass the ball around," striker Miroslav Klose said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "It was one of my best goals because it got us through to the next round," Villa said. "Keep scoring so we can keep going."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

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