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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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Stewart Lorains, who opened the batting and kept wicket while claim-ing disability benefits.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Salmon; 2 Prague; 3 They kept wicket for England; 4 Sayonara; 5 Elizabeth I; 6 Edward VIII (the Duke of Windsor); 7 Taps; 8 The xylophone; 9 The Isle of Wight; 10 David Bailey.
He has kept wicket more than Steve and that might be the way the selectors are thinking.
He has also kept wicket in 48 of his 64 Tests, however, and could be used in that role should injury befall first choice, Tim Ambrose.
I don't think I have contributed anything to this tournament really - having kept wicket for 30-odd overs in each game as well - I have not scored any runs and have just one catch to show for myself.
As for the best bowler he has faced in the Competition, Cross's choice of Mushtaq Ahmed is perhaps unsurprising and he picks out another legspinner, Iqbal Sikander, as the most difficult bowler to whom he has kept wicket, while at county level, a spell of seam bowling from Durham's Liam Plunkett will also stay long in his memory.
I wouldn't say it's never going to happen again,'' conceded Trescothick, who kept wicket in five of England's 11 one-day internationals in India and New Zealand.
Maynard hasn't kept wicket since returning to action nearly two weeks ago and he will test his hand in practice tomorrow.
Usually I've kept wicket when we've played five bowlers.
Happy to have another string to his bow, Richardson said: "I kept wicket once for the second-team against Lancashire, just to keep on top of it with the Colonel (Mustard) having a few little injury concerns.