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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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It's always frustrating to be kept off by the weather," Brown said.
Measures have already been taken to increase commuter safety and standards, such as the presence of CCTV cameras, and the often more hit-and-miss attempts to tackle ticket fraud or ensure feet are kept off seats.
The preventative measures taken to stop the wettest part of the track getting worse worked well and kept off 15 to 16mm of water.
With one foot kept off the ground, try to touch the object with the opposite hand.
Maybe some youngsters tempted by gangs in our less-fortunate areas could be kept off the streets in their own neighborhoods.
Once the fins are cleaned and the radiator guard is back in place, make sure items like camouflage netting and duffel bags are kept off the radiator's air intake grills.
he ordered an Iraqi national held in Camp Cropper, a high security detention center in Iraq, to be kept off the prison's rolls and not presented to the International Committee of the Red Cross," Human Rights Watch notes.
It will also apply to disabled drivers, pre-1973 classics and cars kept off the road.
In a study of 202 overweight and obese men and women, those who were told to burn 1,000 calories a week (1/2 hour of brisk walking a day) kept off less weight after 1 1/2 years than those who were told to burn 2,500 calories a week (11/2 hours of brisk walking a day).
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which did not attend the June meeting in Tokyo where the aid pledges were made, kept off Friday's Colombo meeting too despite being invited.
The experience gave him a keen understanding of how the majority of that region's residents were kept off the digital gravy train.
Independent evaluation of the projects also found more than double the target number of 13 to 17-year-olds were kept off the streets, out of trouble and in constructive activity during Summer and Easter holiday Splash schemes last year.