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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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BHF guidelines also suggest that those administering chest compression should hum along to the tune of the Bee Gees' song 'Stayin' Alive' to keep time and rhythm.
Essentially, humans keep time using atomic clocks, calibrated by the oscillation frequency in an isotope of cesium.
He and Huang's key innovation is to engineer the new antenna to keep time on its own and serve as its own reference.
You can always keep time with this quirky Grandfather clock watch ring.
However you keep time - almost a century since healthcare legislation was first proposed, 17 years since contentious debate began in the Congress, 16 months since President Obama won landslide election on the mandate of healthcare reform, and a climactic week of late-night votes -- we can finally say: the time is NOW for the reality of reform to begin.
those memories that keep time with the echoing booms.
Anything that means you have to keep time by slapping your own knee, and occasionally shouting: "Yoooow
Patel suspects that the ability to keep time with music is connected in the brain to the ability to imitate sounds.
A study by the Post Office showed one in eight workers will miss out on their holiday entitlement, although some planned to keep time off until 2009.
STARRING: Thomas Jane, Ron Perlman, Anna Walton, Devon Aoki, Tom Wu, Steve Toussaint, John Malkovich, Sean Pertwee DIRECTOR: Simon Hunter CERTIFICATE: 18 RUNNING TIME: 111mins REVIEWER'S RATING: * SHOWING: Cineworld, Showcase VERDICT: Mutant Chronicles bombards us with a miasma of spurting blood, torn flesh and exploding craniums, trying desperately to keep time with the pounding music and sound effects
For both live-in or nonlive-in help, the employer is required to keep time records showing when they begin and end each work period, and provide an itemized statement on payday showing the total hours worked and hourly rates.
WE all do it - spend a fortune on lotions and potions that are supposed to keep time at bay.