English dictionary definition of:

keep


Noun

  • a cell in a jail or prison
  • the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
  • the financial means whereby one lives

Verb

  • prevent (food) from rotting
  • stick to correctly or closely
  • maintain by writing regular records
  • supply with necessities and support
  • hold and prevent from leaving
  • retain possession of
  • look after; be the keeper of; have charge of
  • maintain for use and service
  • have as a supply
  • store or keep customarily
  • retain rights to
  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  • keep under control; keep in check
  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
  • behave as expected during of holidays or rites
  • conform one's action or practice to
  • supply with room and board
  • raise
  • keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity
  • maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
  • fail to spoil or rot

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Thesaurus

celebrate continue donjon dungeon hold livelihood living maintain observe preserve prevent proceed restrain retain save support sustain sustenance

Scrabble score for keep


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 08:34:54 on 24-09-19

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