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keep

(Continue), verb be constant, be steadfast, carry forward, carry on, endure, extend, forge ahead, go on, keep going, last, lengthen, live on, maintain, move ahead, never cease, perpetuate, perseverare, persevere, persist, press onward, progress, prolong, pursue, remain, run on, stay, stick to, support, survive, sustain, wear

keep

(Fulfill), verb abide by, acknowledge, adhere to, be faithful to, be true to, carry out, celebrate, complete, comply with, conform to, discharge, follow, heed, honor, live up to, make good, meet, observare, perform, regard, respect, retinere, satisfy, stand by

keep

(Restrain), verb arrest, bar, block, cage, check, cohibere, confine, constrain, contain, control, curb, delay, deprive, detain, deter, enclose, foil, frustrate, halt, hamper, hinder, hold, hold back, hold in, hold up, impede, inhibit, obstruct, prevent, prohibit, restrict, retard, retinere, shut in, shut up, stay, stifle, stop, stymie, suppress, thwart, withhold

keep

(Shelter), verb accumulate, amass, bank, cache, care for, cause to endure, cause to last, cherish, cling to, condere, conserve, deposit, embrace, foster, guard, have, hold, husband, keep alive, keep safe, lay aside, lay away, look after, maintain, nurture, pile up, possess, preserve, protect, put aside, put away, reserve, retain, retard decay, safeguard, save, secure, shelter, spare, store, support, take care of, tend, treasure, watch over
See also: accompany, adhere to, care, concern, conserve, constrict, continue, detain, employ, endure, fulfill, fund, harbor, hoard, hold, inhibit, jail, last, livelihood, obey, observe, occupy, own, perform, persevere, possess, preserve, prolong, protect, remain, reserve, restrain, retain, save, store, subsidize, sustenance, uphold, withhold
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Liverpool coastguards warned boat owners to check their moorings and said people should keep away from the promenades at high tide, around 4pm.
Take a stand against pesky bug bites this spring and summer with products sure to keep away the bugs .
If people can't behave at football matches they ought to keep away and if they don't keep away the courts should do something to ensure they keep away.
The town is in the midst of oppression by the Spaniards and Jason soon becomes deeply embroiled as he helps a young woman keep away from the torturers who burned her father at the stake.
Their fences boast of "US Property: No Trespassing" signs that try to keep away blatant localism.
Shrinking heads, or making tsantsa, an ancient practice associated mostly with the Jivaro tribe of South America, was believed to keep away avenging spirits.
James Monahan, 38, was jailed for six months yesterday and ordered to keep away from Annette Bewick.
Interviewed, Edward says: 'My dad always told me to keep away from three things: keep away from fast women and slow horses.
Pillars called Hecataea stood at crossroads and doorways, perhaps to keep away evil spirits.
But no amount of wood gathering or snowshoeing up to where the sun shone all day could keep away the longing for friends and family.
Some animals take the brute force approach, forming hard shells or spines, while others fashion chemical defenses to keep away starfish and other attackers.