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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 classic literature ?
"Well, of course me and Huck are going to keep mum there, but if you don't keep mum yourself there's going to be a little bit of a risk--it ain't much, maybe, but it's a little.
Hope and keep busy, and whatever happens, remember that you never can be fatherless."
Beth, comfort yourself with your music, and be faithful to the little home duties, and You Amy, help all you can, be obedient, and keep happy safe at home."
"`Hope and keep busy', that's the motto for us, so let's see who will remember it best.
Beth and I can keep house perfectly well," put in Amy, with an important air.
He and Jo keep us merry, for we get pretty blue sometimes, and feel like orphans, with you so far away.
Yes, what was true eight hundred years ago, is just as true today: "Few there be that can keep a hotel." Perhaps it is because the landlords and their subordinates have in too many cases taken up their trade without first learning it.
Around and over it whirled, this way and that, and a few moments later the chicken-coop dropped far away into the sea, where the big waves caught it and slid it up-hill to a foaming crest and then down-hill into a deep valley, as if it were nothing more than a plaything to keep them amused.
Just now she was tossing on the bosom of a big ocean, with nothing to keep her afloat but a miserable wooden hen-coop that had a plank bottom and slatted sides, through which the water constantly splashed and wetted her through to the skin!
"Well, it will be all the easier to keep the resolution," argued Peter.
"That would be too hard to keep. There are times when I HAVE to cry.
"I will keep my finger-nails neat and clean," I wrote.
"It's a very easy resolution to keep, anyhow," commented Felix.
"And remember," said the Doctor, "that if you do not keep your promise--if you start killing and stealing again, I shall hear of it, because the canaries will come and tell me.
The squire raised his gun, the rowing ceased, and we leaned over to the other side to keep the balance, and all was so nicely contrived that we did not ship a drop.