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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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Keep Time for Children was officially launched today by the Relationships Foundation to promote the importance of family time at weekends.
The ideal, of course, would have been to find time to add for critical close quarters work, and keep time for the long-range skills, Any study of police gunfights would show that while longer-range encounters were fewer in number, cops trained to hit at long distances usually won such encounters.
The pieces being examined by the appraisers were used to cook a couple thousand meals, to keep time in a household or office full of busy folks, or to entertain family and friends on long wintry nights.
As John Prescott said last year: 'If the railways don't keep time, I'll call time on the railways.
But entomologist Richard Karban at the University of California Davis believes the creatures rely on trees to keep time for them.
Atomic-fountain clocks keep time with spectacular accuracy, but they can't compete with an ordinary wristwatch in terms of reliability.
The DOL will look very closely when exempt employees keep time, punch a time clock, or have their pay calculated in terms of hourly equivalents.
Attorneys who keep time remain aware of the value of their time spent on a case.
Up to this time, the best timepieces were still the mechanical clocks of medieval days that could not keep time to better than a large fraction of an hour.
The SmaRTClock can keep time accurately and reliably and detect a clock failure, even when the MCU is sleeping, and alert the CPU so that recovery is possible.
The Tower of the Winds, a monument of GreeceAEs classical period, was originally built to chart the direction of the wind and to keep time with the water-clock inside.
The system picks up the beat of each song and challenges you to keep time.