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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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My Test record purely as a batsman easily outweighed my figures when keeping wicket.
I want to be involved in every form of the game and it will be hard for me to watch somebody else keeping wicket for us in the Caribbean when I've worked so hard to improve my own game.
As a result, the Station Road side will retain the services of rising prospect Richard Johnson, who will open the batting in addition to keeping wicket, while Nick James remains their allocated player from Warwickshire Lincolnshire Minor Counties bowler Elliot Wilson returns to Knowle and Dorridge after leaving last season to take up a position in York.
Although Penney has made a decent fist of keeping wicket in several one-day matches of late, the 37-year-old believes the strain it put on his back was responsible for his latest injury and is reluctant to take the gloves unless it is a necessity.
Fletcher stressed: "I don't think keeping wicket has had an effect - we batted first on most occasions anyway, so how could that have affected him?
But I am not sure about him batting and keeping wicket in future.
Thorpe was given the captaincy after England rejected the possibility of offering the role to Alec Stewart - who took over from Hussain during the last Test when he was off the field injured - because of the demands involved in leading the side, opening the batting and keeping wicket.
I had thought about packing up cricket altogether, but I'll be back keeping wicket for Walsall next season.
All the while, Piper made keeping wicket look ridiculously easy.
LAST time Jack Russell was on tour with England's cricketers he spent more time painting than keeping wicket.
The courses introduce youngsters to batting, bowling, fielding and keeping wicket.
Steve Adshead, who would have been keeping wicket for Worcestershire yesterday but for Steve Rhodes' return to fitness, proved the matchwinner in his side's five-wicket win.