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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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As Michael Moore infers in his compelling new film, Bowling for Columbine, America's war on terrorism could be fought, in part, by ending the hypocrisy of our close friendship with the dictatorial Arab oil states on the one hand, and our complicity in keeping down the poorer, non-oil producing Arab/Muslim states on the other.
For more than 30 years GPs have been keeping down the population by prescribing contraception and abortion.
The key to keeping down the cost of workers' compensation insurance claims and expediting an employee's healthy, speedy recovery and return to work rests with employers--not injured employees.
They are useful predators, keeping down rats and rabbits.
We are seeking the cooperation of all involved in keeping down prices," he said.
But we like to keep them hungry, as they play a vital role in keeping down vermin.
The simulators could help the bobsledders learn particular courses while keeping down training costs.
This is critical to keeping down the overall development cost of consumer products, which is an important success factor in today's price-sensitive markets.