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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 ?
The pounds 3million signing was being kept back until he was ready but could be in the squad for the Fulham game on Saturday.
Some SHAs were unable to provide figures but the data also suggested SHAs have kept back at least pounds 12.
Though they did raid pounds 323 from the piggy bank in that period they will go into the Christmas period with pounds 426 head-start, second only to Cardiff whose savers kept back pounds 619.
The Gwent side, boosted by a win over Premier Division leaders Newport last week, kept back Neath's lead to 13-10 before being out-muscled by the Blacks' powerful pack.
Emergency services cordoned off streets around the building and kept back scores of youngsters on their way to school.
He told the Politeia think-tank in London: "At present, well over pounds 3 billion of the total schools budget is kept back by LEAs to spend, as they see fit, on their own activities and bureaucracy.
But the objections seemed to melt when, in their only contact with the public Sunday, the Clintons came outside and signed autographs for potential neighbors, who had been kept back behind a candy-striped rope.
Little Mix, kept back until the last half-hour, were the headline act but one of the lesser names almost stole their thunder as Craig Colton's sensitive and touching treatment of the song Jar of Hearts got the biggest cheer of the night.
The ladies toilets were a ceramic hole in the floor, the stewarding was virtually nil, the policing was very poor and no announcements were made in English to inform us that we were being kept back after the game.
The soldier, an engineer not attached to the division, had been kept back from the front amid concerns over his state of mind.
Sunderland's Regal Puppy Derby next month is a more recognised target for the early-paced youngster and one suspects a few Romford possibles have been kept back for that.
The Traeth team's goals were kept back until late on when Steve Williams and Matthew Hughes netted after 70 and 90 minutes.
Among boys in the oldest third of each class, those who had repeated a year were "significantly" shorter than those who had never been kept back a grade.
The DFI claimed EUR53million was re-directed by the HSE last year while EUR17million from a National Disability Strategy fund was also kept back this year.