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Synonym: conserveguardhaveholdmaintainpreserveprotectsavetendAntonym: breakSimilar words: keep tokeep upkeep onkeep offkeep awaykeep downkeep backkeep out ofMeaning: [kɪːp] n. 1. the financial means whereby one lives 2. the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress 3. a cell in a jail or prison. v. 1. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean" 2. continue a certain state, condition, or activity 3. retain possession of 4. prevent from doing something or being in a certain state 5. conform one's action or practice to 6. observe correctly or closely 7. look after; be the keeper of; have charge of 8. maintain by writing regular records 9. supply with room and board 10. allow to remain in a place or position 11. supply with necessities and support 12. fail to spoil or rot 13. celebrate, as of holidays or rites 14. keep under control; keep in check 15. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger 16. raise 17. retain rights to 18. store or keep customarily 19. have as a supply 20. maintain for use and service 21. hold and prevent from leaving 22. prevent (food) from rotting. 
1 Labour to keep alive in your breast that spark of celestial fire, called conscience. 
2 Little boats must keep the shores. 
3 Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards. 
4 Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open. 
5 Keep good men company, and you shall be of the number. 
6 A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm. 
7 The principal thing in this world is to keep one's soul aloft. 
8 Keep your mouth shut and your ears open. 
9 It is easier to get money than to keep it. 
10 The only secret a woman can keep is that of her age. 
11 The best [greatest] fish keep [swim near] the bottom. 
12 Light troubles speak; great troubles keep silent. 
13 The three things most difficult are, to keep a secret, to forget an injury, and to make good use of labour. 
14 Pains to get, care to keep, fear to lose. 
15 Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. 
16 He that will have his farm full, must keep an old cock and a young bull. 
17 If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shouldres. 
18 A man should keep his friendship in constant repair. 
19 Keep thing seven years and you will find a use for it. 
20 Don't keep a dog and bark yourself. 
21 Riches and virtue do not often keep each other company. 
22 Who will not keep a penny, shall never have many. 
23 He who will not keep a penny shall never have money. 
24 Keep your breath to cool your porridge. 
25 Don't keep all your eggs in one basketball. 
26 It is easy to open a shop but hard to keep it always open. 
27 The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation ; the two keep in their downwad tendency. 
28 To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave,(www.Sentencedict.com) is like supposing that we could drink all day and keep absolute sober. 
29 If democracy is to survive, it is the task of men of thoughts, as well as men of action, to put aside pride and prejudice; and with courage and single-minded devotion---- to find the truth and teach the truth that shall keep men free. 
30 The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation ; the two keep in their downward tendency. 
More similar words: keep tokeep upkeep onkeep offkeep awaykeep downkeep backkeep out ofkeep fromkeep up withkeep in mindkeep in touchkeep an eye onkeep pace withkeep company withsweepsteepsleepgo to sleeptake effect
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