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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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But he did prove that keeping wicket isn't as easy as it looks by getting a knock on his traditionally brittle fingers meaning that I was summoned from my sofa for a spot of substitution behind the stumps on the last day.
He returns to the team after keeping wicket and batting in the nets yesterday without discomfort from the finger that had been troubling him.
HAVING coped with the move from struggling Derbyshire to expectant Lancashire last year, Luke Sutton is now preparing for the biggest challenge of his cricketing career - keeping wicket to Muttiah Muralitharan.
TONY FROST has switched from keeping wicket to preparing wickets in his new job as a member of Warwickshire's groundstaff.
Ludlow then reached their target with five overs remaining while Welshpool captain Gough, while keeping wicket, was forced to leave the field with heat exhaustion.
Obviously you don't wish injuries on any other players but I really enjoyed putting the gloves on and keeping wicket for England," Prior said.
Now the 38-year-old, who has struggled to combine his role as skipper with batting and keeping wicket, must try to halt a nightmare nine-game losing streak in one-day matches.
Talking about his young brother Umar Akmal, he said he thinks the pressure of keeping wicket is affecting Umar's batting.
It has been a tough time for the skipper (Alec Linsley - Ian's son) as he is sidelined with a serious hand injury picked up keeping wicket.
Former captain Will Smith - left out of the first-team's County Championship game at Liverpool because of his poor form - was keeping wicket with normal gloveman Michael Richardson taking his batting place against Lancashire.
But they will be judged on making runs and, for Hadds, keeping wicket so I'll continue to support anyone in my team.
He also snapped up 13 outfield catches, and claimed 10 victims, five caught and five stumped, when keeping wicket.