Explicație keep în Dicționarul Englez Englez

keep

(kēp )

substantiv
a cell in a jail or prison
substantiv
the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
substantiv
the financial means whereby one lives
"each child was expected to pay for their keep"
"he applied to the state for support"
"he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

verb
prevent (food) from rotting
"preserved meats"
"keep potatoes fresh"

verb
observe correctly or closely
"The pianist kept time with the metronome"
"keep count"
"I cannot keep track of all my employees"

verb
maintain by writing regular records
"keep a diary"
"maintain a record"
"keep notes"

verb
supply with necessities and support
"She alone sustained her family"
"The money will sustain our good cause"
"There''s little to earn and many to keep"

verb
hold and prevent from leaving
"The student was kept after school"

verb
retain possession of
"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"
"She kept her maiden name after she married"

verb
look after
be the keeper of
have charge of
"He keeps the shop when I am gone"

verb
maintain for use and service
"I keep a car in the countryside"
"She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"

verb
have as a supply
"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"

verb
store or keep customarily
"Where do you keep your gardening tools?"

verb
retain rights to
"keep my job for me while I give birth"
"keep my seat, please"
"keep open the possibility of a merger"

verb
allow to remain in a place or position
"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"
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verb
keep under control
keep in check
"suppress a smile"
"Keep your temper"
"keep your cool"

verb
prevent from doing something or being in a certain state
"We must prevent the cancer from spreading"
"His snoring kept me from falling asleep"
"Keep the child from eating the marbles"

verb
celebrate, as of holidays or rites
"Keep the commandments"
"celebrate Christmas"
"Observe Yom Kippur"

verb
conform one''s action or practice to
"keep appointments"
"she never keeps her promises"
"We kept to the original conditions of the contract"

verb
supply with room and board
"He is keeping three women in the guest cottage"
"keep boarders"

verb
raise
"She keeps a few chickens in the yard"
"he keeps bees"

verb
keep in a certain state, position, or activity
e.g.,
"keep clean"
"hold in place"
"She always held herself as a lady"
"The students keep me on my toes"

verb
continue a certain state, condition, or activity
"Keep on working!"
"We continued to work into the night"
"Keep smiling"
"We went on working until well past midnight"

verb
maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
"May God keep you"

verb
fail to spoil or rot
"These potatoes keep for a long time"




Antonime:
(verb) permit, lose, allow, discontinue, let



Sinonime:
(substantiv) dungeon, hold, livelihood, living, support, sustenance
(verb) celebrate, continue, maintain, observe, preserve, prevent, proceed, restrain, retain, save, suppress, sustain