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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 now if he makes a first XI appearance for Warwickshire he will become the first man to play both football and cricket at senior level since Chris Mar-ples kept goal for Chesterfield and kept wicket for Derbyshire in the early 1980s.
A former policeman, he also kept wicket for the West Yorkshire Police team before he retired from the force and set up his own successful security company.
He kept wicket for Liverpool Schoolboys for two years and kept once for the under-13 Liverpool side when the regular wicketkeeper was unavailable.
Another 21-year-old, Ian Clifford, kept wicket for Warwickshire and is standing by in case Tony Frost is unfit for tomorrow's County Championship game against Gloucestershire.
Everyone was mesmerised by the pocket- dynamite Romesh Kaluwitharana in the1990s, but there were others who kept wicket during that time too, without anyone noticing.
He kept wicket for Yorkshire until it was realised that Jimmy Binks was much younger.
He opened the batting, kept wicket and captained England during his career, and was rewarded with an MBE in 1998 and an OBE in 2003.
Had he played at six and kept wicket, it would have created an opening vacancy for a younger man.
Graeme, 25, who has kept wicket at the club since the age of 17, said: "I was talking to my site manager about my cricket and how we were moving up to the top league and needed sponsorship.