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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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Sri Lanka's Constitutional Affairs Minister Lakshman Peiris, the government's chief peace negotiator, told Kyodo News that the LTTE's absence was ''not unexpected'' as they had kept off the primary Tokyo meeting.
Senior police officers in both the Administration and Kenya Police Service kept off the positions.
A GIANT schoolboy is being kept off school by his mother, who insists he is being unfairly punished because of his height.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey said: "Now disqualified drivers will be kept off the roads in Ireland and the UK and that makes sense.
The film, from the BBC's Inside Out team, focused on G4S's operation in the East Midlands, where more than 1,000 offenders are kept off the streets through electronic tagging.
But he was the perfect example of someone who should be kept off the Supreme Court at all costs.
The Deputy Prime Minister said in the Commons that ministers ``may have to review many of the issues which until now we have kept off the table.
Leibowitz argued that qualified blacks were kept off Alabama juries, denying his clients a fair trial.
Clandestine had been kept off the track since disappointing on the Flat at Glorious Goodwood-a move that worked the oracle according to winning owner Brian Griffiths, who said: "Nicky felt that something wasn't right with her blood, so we gave her some time and she seems to have been refreshed by the rest.
We don't want other countries setting a price for us particularly when we have sufficient gas at home that's being kept off limits.
UNINSURED drivers are being kept off the roads with new computer equipment in Staffordshire.
Letters and memos from the BBC archives disclose how Blyton, the creator of the Famous Five, the Secret Seven and Noddy, was kept off the radio as executives dismissed her plays and books as "such very small beer".