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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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Underachieving pupils should be kept back, a policy once widely practiced but now shunned as heresy.
The fact that Reid was kept back at home for extra training suggests he might get some action.
And he confessed that he kept back some juicy stories for a potential follow-up.
But Civil Service then put a spoke in the wheels when they totalled 120-2 and kept back the CCC reply to 69-5.
Little Mix, who were kept back until the last half-hour of the show, also entertained, while The Risk showed progress since appearing on telly with a tight performance.
The ECB had made a record capital injection of EUR489bn to stimulate the eurozone economy, but most of the money has been kept back as deposits.
30pm BIG bets on IPL4 should be kept back until the franchises - new and old - have settled down, writes Max Oram.
Sadly too many are all-too-bare synth and the sheer quality is kept back for the soft, more soulful - and even banjo-plucking - stuff such as Stiff Upper Lip and the piano-gliding, cry-out-loud Time.
Cardiff included two trialists in centre-forward Kyle Friel and midfield player Marmadou Diallo, while they kept back their older, more experienced players and they will start against Tamworth's first team in the second match of their mini pre-season tour on Saturday.
Kath said some of the League's funds would go towards the scanner, but the rest had to be kept back for other projects.
They claimed some of their prescription drugs from the jail pharmacy were being kept back.