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Synonyms for keep

remain

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continue

hold on to

stay fresh

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  • stay fresh
  • be suitable
  • be safe to eat
  • remain flavoursome

associate with

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  • associate with
  • mix with
  • mingle with
  • hang out with
  • hang with
  • be friends with
  • consort with
  • run around with
  • hobnob with
  • socialize with
  • hang about with
  • fraternize with

for keeps

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keep at it

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keep away

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keep off something

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keep on about something

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  • go on about
  • go on and on about
  • ramble on about
  • rant on about
  • talk constantly about

keep on at someone

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keep someone down

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keep something back: suppress

keep something back: restrain

keep something from someone

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  • hide something
  • keep someone in the dark
  • conceal something
  • mask something
  • keep something secret
  • obscure something

keep something up: continue

keep something up: maintain

Synonyms for keep

to have and maintain in one's possession

to have for sale

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to supply with the necessities of life

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to have or put in a customary place

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to remain fresh and unspoiled

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to persevere in some condition, action, or belief

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to hold oneself back

to carry out the functions, requirements, or terms of

to mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing

keep back: to have and maintain in one's possession

keep off: to turn or drive away

keep on: to continue without halting despite difficulties or setbacks

keep out: to keep from being admitted, included, or considered

keep up: to keep in a condition of good repair, efficiency, or use

Synonyms for keep

the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

a cell in a jail or prison

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continue a certain state, condition, or activity

stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

conform one's action or practice to

stick to correctly or closely

maintain by writing regular records

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supply with room and board

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allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature

supply with necessities and support

fail to spoil or rot

behave as expected during of holidays or rites

maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger

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raise

retain rights to

store or keep customarily

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have as a supply

maintain for use and service

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hold and prevent from leaving

References in periodicals archive ?
"We want to keep hold of these players, but currently we have no resolution of what is going to happen, where we are going to be playing and who we will be playing against, and then there is the funding.
Dembele's versatility, he can lead the line or play out wide in a front three, and his impressive record in front of goal means Fulham may struggle to keep hold of the French teenager but manager Martin Jol is confident he will remain for at least two more years.
I'm sure Cardiff want to keep hold of him for as long as possible.
Knight, 38, still believes that Carter can blow hot and cold but sees the fact that he is always capable of being a match-winner as the reason why Warwickshire need to keep hold of him.
"We're hoping Jose Mourinho doesn't watch it on TV tonight because we want to keep hold of him for a bit longer."
Then a procession of life-changing events occurs where he scrambles to keep hold of his sanity.
If the weather holds, the Kiwis would be decent value at 13-8 but with the likely use of the Duckworth Lewis method, keep hold of your cash.
[] Keep hold of your laptop at all times in airports.
But according to Get French Football News, Liverpool could have a battle on their hands with the Paris club keen to keep hold of Wamangituka, whileNewcastleandFiorentinaare also believed to be interested.
The club's hierarchy were prepared to let the 30-year-old leave as a free agent at the end of the season - but Jose Mourinho was determined to keep hold of him in a summer that has already seen United's midfield lose the experience of the retired Michael Carrick.
"If Forest are serious about getting out of the Championship then you need to keep hold of your best players at all costs.
Ronald Koeman wants to keep hold of Lukaku and the Blues hope their price tag will prove a sufficient deterrent.
Ronald Koeman wants to keep hold of Lukaku and the Blues hope their price tag will prove a sufficient deterrent as they look to fend off interest in their top scorer.
And Rowett is determined to keep hold of the Sunderland loanee for the duration of his team's play-off push.