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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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3 percent pay raise when their pay rose only 2% over the past five years, when they're paying more for health insurance, more into a retirement system that's fully funded, and like so many other working class Americans have seen their standard of living deteriorate as wages fail to keep pace with rising costs for groceries, medicine and other necessities.
Applications are expanding at a dramatic rate, and systems are evolving to keep pace.
In response, the development of environmentally and energy conscious products and equipment has risen to keep pace with demand.
Caught between a rock and a hard place, nursing homes and assisted living communities are struggling with rising costs and diminishing revenues: government funding for health care has tightened in the wake of hard economic times, state budget battles and public outrage at any new taxes; Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement cannot keep pace with costs.
A SCOTS crash victim made legal history yesterday by winning increased compensation to keep pace with the cost of living.
Americans for National Parks (ANP), a new advocacy coalition of nonprofit, government and business organizations dedicated to securing needed park funding, says that "while Congress has regularly increased funding, the budget of the National Park Service (NPS) has failed to keep pace with burgeoning pressures from increased visitation, over development, motorized use, and air and water pollution.
The new system has increased sand reclamation to the point that it can keep pace with furnace design melt capacity.
The ability to keep pace with your changing needs; and
In the past 30 years we have quintupled yields per acre for most crops, meaning we have not had to plow down a single acre to keep pace with increased needs of agricultural production.
As part of a broad restructuring plan designed to help it keep pace with for-profit competitors, Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America said it would lay off 500 workers, representing roughly 8% of its 6,000 employees.
Gatanas also established processes for major systems procurements and ensured that the NSA/CSS' acquisition workforce received the training and development necessary to keep pace with the Agency's revitalized acquisition programs.
A common theme among members of the Society of Police Futurists International (4) is the fear that the law enforcement profession will never "catch up" with the necessary computer-based investigative skills to keep pace with criminals who use computer technology.