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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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The Red Bull Racing supremo joked he was "cutting a new look" and when asked if he was nearing a milestone occasion, he added: "We're a keep-fit team - I've got to fit into a suit in a couple of weeks.
At 80, Peggy Sullivan does not plan to retire just yet * Wales' oldest female fitness instructor Peggy Sullivan helps keep-fit fans in Aberdare to burn off the pounds
Alongside other pensioners, she enjoys playing bowls, table tennis, badminton and keep-fit during the free sessions at Kensington community sports centre.
Britain's many special schools and establishments answered questions and handed out information about dance courses or keep-fit classes.
MEMBERS of Huddersfield keep-fit sessions run by instructor Mrs Anne Bradford, front left, raised PS220 for Kirkwood Hospice, Dalton.
SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE: An Acklam mother and daughter keep-fit duo made a charity sit up and take notice with their fund-raising idea in 1986.
Two thirds of people meet recommended Government keep-fit guidelines by doing half-an-hour of moderate exercise five times a week.
BIG Brother presenter Davina McCall has been crowned workout queen after her keep-fit DVD topped New Year charts.
On Mondays sessions on offer include drawing and painting for beginners, keep-fit for the over 50s and card-making.
The keep-fit kit includes dumbbells, rowing machines, a cross trainer and a treadmill.
A SUPER-FIT Coventry grandmother celebrated her 80th birthday and became the oldest member of a keep-fit class.
A Lottery-funded keep-fit class for Asian women has come under fire for turning away two Midland mothers because they were white.