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synonym (synonym of keep)

  • (noun)
    Keep, signifying generally to have and retain in possession, is the terse, strong Saxon term for many acts which are more exactly discriminated by oth more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    the financial means whereby one lives (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    continue a certain state, condition, or activity (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    conform one's action or practice to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    stick to correctly or closely (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    maintain by writing regular records (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    supply with necessities and support (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    fail to spoil or rot (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    behave as expected during of holidays or rites (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    raise (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    retain rights to (verb.possession)
     

antonym (antonym of keep)

  • (verb.social)
    act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    come to or be at an end (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen (verb.social)
     

also (also)

hypernym (keep IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
    a room where a prisoner is kept (noun.artifact)
     
  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
    lengthen or extend in duration or space (verb.stative)
     
  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity (verb.stative)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     
  • fail to spoil or rot (verb.stative)
    stay the same; remain in a certain state (verb.change)
     
  • hold and prevent from leaving (verb.contact)
    deprive of freedom; take into confinement (verb.social)
     
  • keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
    control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior (verb.social)
     
  • maintain by writing regular records (verb.communication)
    make a record of; set down in permanent form (verb.communication)
     
  • maintain for use and service (verb.possession)
    have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
     
  • maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger (verb.stative)
    shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage (verb.competition)
     
  • prevent (food) from rotting (verb.change)
    prepare for eating by applying heat (verb.creation)
     
  • raise (verb.stative)
    cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques (verb.creation)
     
  • retain rights to (verb.possession)
    arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (verb.social)
     
  • store or keep customarily (verb.possession)
    find a place for and put away for storage (verb.possession)
     
  • supply with necessities and support (verb.consumption)
    have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
     
  • supply with room and board (verb.stative)
    provide housing for (verb.stative)
     
  • the financial means whereby one lives (noun.possession)
    available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed (noun.possession)
     
  • the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress (noun.artifact)
    a strongly fortified defensive structure (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF keep relation)

  • behave as expected during of holidays or rites (verb.social)
    mark by some ceremony or observation (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    observe or perform with dignity or gravity (verb.social)
     
  • conform one's action or practice to (verb.social)
    act as promised (verb.social)
     
  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity (verb.stative)
    continue uninterrupted (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    continue undisturbed and without interference (verb.stative)
     
  • keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)
    maintain a certain pressure (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep at a distance (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    maintain a household; take care of all business related to a household (verb.stative)
     
  • keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
    keep from exhaling or expelling (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    prevent from leaving or from being removed (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • look after; be the keeper of; have charge of (verb.possession)
    keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction (verb.possession)
     
  • prevent (food) from rotting (verb.change)
    preserve by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve with sugar (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve by removing all water and liquids from (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve in a pickling liquid (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve with salt (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve in a can or tin (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve by chilling (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    preserve with salt (verb.change)
     
  • raise (verb.stative)
    keep, move, or drive animals (verb.stative)
     
  • retain possession of (verb.possession)
    hold over goods to be sold for the next season (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    refuse to let have (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    to keep up and reserve for personal or special use (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    keep or lay aside for future use (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    find a place for and put away for storage (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    keep in one's possession; of animals (verb.possession)
     
  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
    be on the defensive; act against an attack (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    prevent from entering; shut out (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    prevent from coming close (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be a hindrance or obstacle to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    prevent or interrupt due to rain (verb.social)
     
  • supply with necessities and support (verb.consumption)
    support by being a patron of (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    maintain by seeding without human intervention (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep up with financial support (verb.stative)
     
  • the financial means whereby one lives (noun.possession)
    things that make you comfortable and at ease (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    means of maintenance of a family or group (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a source of income or livelihood (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting (noun.possession)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF keep relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress (noun.artifact)
    a dungeon (20 feet square) in a fort in Calcutta where as many as 146 English prisoners were held overnight by Siraj-ud-daula; the next morning only 2 more.. (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack (noun.artifact)
     

verb group (keep is verb group of ....)

  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
    do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop (verb.stative)
     
  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity (verb.stative)
    keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    continue after an interruption (verb.stative)
     
  • have as a supply (verb.possession)
    store or keep customarily (verb.possession)
     
  • hold and prevent from leaving (verb.contact)
    stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
     
  • look after; be the keeper of; have charge of (verb.possession)
    maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger (verb.stative)
     
  • prevent (food) from rotting (verb.change)
    fail to spoil or rot (verb.stative)
     
  • retain possession of (verb.possession)
    retain rights to (verb.possession)
     
  • retain rights to (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
     

derivation (.... is derived from keep)

  • a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold and prevent from leaving (verb.contact)
     
  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
    the consequence of being lengthened in duration (noun.attribute)
     
  • behave as expected during of holidays or rites (verb.social)
    any joyous diversion (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a formal event performed on a special occasion (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who is celebrating (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs (adj.all)
     
  • conform one's action or practice to (verb.social)
    conformity with law or custom or practice etc. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    conformity or harmony (noun.act)
     
  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity (verb.stative)
    the act of continuing an activity without interruption (noun.act)
     
  • hold and prevent from leaving (verb.contact)
    a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
     
  • keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)
    someone who upholds or maintains (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being maintained (adj.all)
     
  • keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
    the act of controlling by restraining someone or something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who directs and restrains (noun.person)
     
  • look after; be the keeper of; have charge of (verb.possession)
    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone in charge of other people (noun.person)
     
  • maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger (verb.stative)
    the activity of protecting something from loss or danger (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a reservation where animals are protected (noun.location)
     
  • prevent (food) from rotting (verb.change)
    fruit preserved by cooking with sugar (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a cook who preserves fruits or meat (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    tending or having the power to preserve (adj.all)
     
  • retain possession of (verb.possession)
    the act of retaining something (noun.act)
     
  • stick to correctly or closely (verb.cognition)
    the act of observing; taking a patient look (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of making and recording a measurement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the act of noticing or paying attention (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a remark expressing careful consideration (noun.communication)
     
  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
    the act of preventing (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    tending to prevent or hinder (adj.all)
     
  • supply with necessities and support (verb.consumption)
    the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    the financial means whereby one lives (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    means of maintenance of a family or group (noun.possession)
     
  • the financial means whereby one lives (noun.possession)
    supply with necessities and support (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    support materially or financially (verb.possession)
     
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