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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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That's the gym she just wandered into one day when she was 12, and she kept going back to jump in the ring.
It's going to sound pretentious, but I kept going back to Vladimir Nabokov's Speak Memory, which is his childhood memoir.
I nearly abandoned the quest on several occasions," says Adler, "but kept going and eventually tested an outer rim design which had a spoiler lip on the upper edge to reduce the lift-slope of the leading half.
We felt it was imperative that PAL be kept going at all costs.
But we kept going and managed to get an equaliser late on and I thought we were going to get a winner but we couldn't get the ball over the line.
That's why we won, because we had good personality and until the end, we kept going and kept going.
We had control of the game just before they scored, but having conceded the guys kept going," added Pienaar.
Of course there have been delays caused by poor road conditions, and in the worst conditions buses have not been able to reach some estates - but the big picture is that public transport has kept going and we owe our gratitude to the people who make that happen.
Despite being tired from working on the latest Potter film, Emma - who is 19 on Wednesday - kept going into the early hours of yesterday morning.