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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -keep-, *keep*.
English-Thai: Longdo Dictionary
keep one's fingers crossed(phrase) เป็นสำนวน แปลว่า ให้กำลังใจ เช่น He will take the final examination tomorrow. I will keep my fingers crossed for him. พรุ่งนี้เขามีสอบวิชาสุดท้าย ฉันจะเป็นกำลังใจให้เขาค่ะ
Keep your shirt on!ใจเย็นๆ, สงบสติอารมณ์ซะนะ, S. Calm down!,
keeping up with the joneses(phrase ) การมีอะไร (เงิน วัตถุ ชื่อเสียง) ทัดเทียมคนอื่น, ไม่น้อยหน้าชาวบ้าน เช่น Keeping up with the Joneses isn't necessary, especially if you need payday loans because you can't afford it.
book keeping(n) การทำบัญชี, การบัญชี
book keeper(n) ผู้ทำบัญชี, นักบัญชี
housekeeper(n) แม่บ้าน, คนดูแลทำความสะอาดบ้าน เช่น We need a responsible and reliable housekeeper to help simplify our busy life!, S. maid
Department of Peacekeeping Operationsทบวงการสันติบาล เป็นหน่วยงานหนึ่งของสหประชาชาติ มีหน้าที่ดูแลรักษาสันติภาพของมนุษยชาติในนามสหประชาชาติ

English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
keep    [VT] เก็บ, See also: เก็บรักษา, เก็บไว้, สงวนไว้, รักษา, พยุง, ประคอง, Syn. save, retain, preserve
keep    [VT] ควบคุม, See also: คุม, Syn. hold, confine
keep    [VI] ทำเรื่อยไป, See also: ดำเนินต่อไป, ดำเนินเรื่อยไป, Syn. continue, go on, carry on
keep    [VT] ป้องกัน
keep    [VT] เลี้ยงดู, See also: เลี้ยง, ดูแล
keep    [N] อาหารและที่พัก, See also: ปัจจัยสี่, Syn. maintenance
keeper    [N] ผู้ดูแล, See also: ผู้ปกป้อง, ผู้รักษา, Syn. caretaker
keeper    [N] ผู้รักษาประตู (กีฬา), Syn. goalkeeper
keep at    [PHRV] รักษาไว้, See also: คงไว้
keep at    [PHRV] โอ้เอ้อยู่ที่, See also: มัวชักช้าอยู่ที่

อังกฤษ-ไทย: ศัพท์บัญญัติราชบัณฑิตยสถาน [เชื่อมโยงจาก royin.go.th แบบอัตโนมัติและผ่านการปรับแก้]
Keeper of the Great Sealสมุหพระราชลัญจกร [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
Keeper of the Privy Purseผู้อำนวยการพระคลังข้างที่ [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
keeping a gambling houseเจ้าสำนักการพนัน [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
keeping houseการหลบหนี้ล้มละลาย [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
keeping the peaceการทำทัณฑ์บนเพื่อรักษาความสงบเรียบร้อย [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]

อังกฤษ-ไทย: คลังศัพท์ไทย โดย สวทช.
Keep Your Terms Simpleใช้คำพูดง่ายๆ [การแพทย์]

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
keep(คีพ) {kept,kept,keeping,keeps} v. เก็บ,สงวนไว้,กักขัง,ป้องกันรักษา,หน่วงเหนี่ยว,ธำรงไว้,ผดุงไว้,กักตัว,ดำเนินกิจการ,ยังคงเป็นอยู่ การรักษาไว้,การสนับสนุน,ตัวตึกที่แข็งแรงที่สุดของปราสาทสมัยกลาง,ส่วนที่แข็งแกร่ง แน่นหนาที่สุด,คุก. -Phr. (forkeeps ด้วยควา
keeper(คี'เพอะ) n. ผู้เก็บรักษา,ผู้เฝ้า,ผู้ดูแล,ผู้อนุบาล,ผู้พิทักษ์,สิ่งยับยั้ง,หัว,หนีบ,เหล็กบังเหียน, Syn. caretaker
keeping(คี'พิง) n. ความสอดคล้อง,ความเข้ากับ,การดูแล,การผดุงไว้,การเก็บรักษา,การเฝ้า,การสงวนไว้, Syn. custody
keepsake(คีพ'เซค) n. สิ่งเตือนใจ. -S.keat
beekeepern. คนเลี้ยงผึ้ง, See also: beekeeping n. การเลี้ยงผึ้ง
bookkeepern. คนทำบัญชี
bookkeepingn. วิชาการทำบัญชี,การทำบัญชี
gamekeepern. ผู้รักษาสัตว์ป่าสงวนไม่ให้ถูกล่า., See also: gamekeeping n.
goalkeepern. ผู้รักษาประตู., See also: goalkeeping n., Syn. goalie
housekeepvi. ดูแลบ้าน

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
keep(vt) เก็บ,ดูแล,รักษา,เลี้ยง,ระวัง,กักขัง
keeper(n) คนเฝ้า,คนดูแล,ผู้รักษา,คนเลี้ยง,ผู้อนุบาล,ผู้พิทักษ์
keeping(n) การเฝ้า,การดูแล,การอารักขา,การคุ้มครอง,การเก็บรักษา
keepsake(n) ของที่ระลึก
bookkeeper(n) คนทำบัญชี
bookkeeping(n) การทำบัญชี
doorkeeper(n) คนเฝ้าประตู
gamekeeper(n) คนเฝ้าสัตว์ป่าที่ล่ามาได้
gatekeeper(n) คนเฝ้าประตู,ยาม
housekeeper(n) แม่บ้าน

English-Thai: Longdo Dictionary (UNAPPROVED version -- use with care )
keep it up (colloq ) ทำ(บางสิ่ง)ต่อไป, รักษา(บางสิ่ง)ต่อไป
keep one's principle (prep ) ยึดมั่นในหลักการ
keep our house in order (phrase ) สะสางแก้ไขปัญหาของตัวเองก่อน
keep up withตามให้ทัน
keepsake (n ) ของดูต่างหน้า
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ตัวอย่างประโยค (EN,TH,DE,JA,CN) จาก Open Subtitles
Keep.... ได้... . Romance of Their Own (2004)
Keep it clean!อ้าง มาใน! Creed (2015)
There are some secrets you're only too happy to keep.มีความลับแค่ไม่กี่เรื่องหรอกนะที่จะทำให้คุณรู้สึกดีที่เก็บมันไว้ The Serena Also Rises (2008)
But I'm not sure if I can keep it.แต่ผมไม่แน่ใจ ว่าผมจะทำได้รึเปล่า New Haven Can Wait (2008)
Nothing yet. Keep talking.ไม่เอาคุยกันก่อน Not Cancer (2008)
Keep it.เก็บไว้สิ New Haven Can Wait (2008)
Which did indeed include keeping everything as isไหนคุณว่าต้องการเก็บทุกอย่างไว้อย่างนี้ Chuck in Real Life (2008)
Yeah, well, I'll just keep on looking. thank you.โอ้ ฉันจะลองดูอีกนะ ขอบคุณมาก Pret-a-Poor-J (2008)
Keeping your pride and getting nothing or taking a riskเก็บความภาคภูมิใจ และเหมือนไม่ได้รับอะไร หรือ จะเสี่ยง Pret-a-Poor-J (2008)
Hey, why do you keep eating those pot brownies?คุณจะดึงดันยัดเข้าไปทำไม There Might be Blood (2008)
Nate didn't know. He would never keep that from us.เนทไม่รู้หรอก เค้าไม่มีทางทำแบบนั้นกับเรา There Might be Blood (2008)
Then why are you keeping score?งั้นก็อย่าห่วงเรื่องการทำคะแนน Committed (2008)

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
keepKeep quiet.
keepYou should always keep a broad perspective on the work you do.
keepThe supply can not keep up with the demand.
keepOne is often judged by the company one keeps.
keepKeep quite and behave well!
keepHe keeps a toyshop in a small way.
keepI told him to keep his promise.
keepShe did not keep her promise to write to me.
keepAlthough he was exhausted, he had to keep working.
keepHe has been keeping company with Ann for three months.
keepThe police tried to keep people away from the accident.
keepHe asked me to keep him company on the weekends.

Thai-English: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
เตรียมรับมือ [V] keep up with, Example: นาโต้ระดมทหารกองหนุน เพื่อเตรียมรับมือวิกฤตการณ์ที่อาจเกิดขึ้น, Thai definition: เตรียมความพร้อมที่จะต่อสู้โดยเป็นฝ่ายรับ
ครองสติ    [V] remain conscious, See also: keep quiet, Syn. คงสติ, คุมสติ, มีสติ, ตั้งสติ, Example: เขาครองสติของเขาไว้ได้ระหว่างฉุกเฉิน
ตีตัวออกห่าง    [V] keep aloof, Syn. ตีตนออกห่าง, ตีจาก, Example: เพื่อนๆ ต่างตีตัวออกห่างเมื่อรู้ว่าเขาอยู่ในสภาพล้มละลาย, Thai definition: ปลีกตัวออกไปโดยไม่อยากคบหาด้วย
ถือเป็นความลับ    [V] keep the secret, See also: take it as a secret, Syn. เก็บเป็นความลับ, ปิดเป็นความลับ, Example: การบอกต้นทุนที่แท้จริงของแต่ละบริษัทถือเป็นความลับทางธุรกิจ
เก็บสำรอง    [V] keep in reserve, See also: retain, Syn. เก็บ, สำรอง, เผื่อไว้, Example: ทุกครอบครัวควรเก็บสำรองเงินไว้ใช้ยามฉุกเฉิน, Thai definition: ให้มีเหลือไว้
ชิดขวา    [V] keep right, Ant. ชิดซ้าย, Example: ในการขึ้นบันไดเราควรชิดขวา
ปิดเงียบ    [V] keep mum about, See also: stay quiet about, Ant. แพร่งพราย, Example: ทุกคนที่อยู่ในเหตุการณ์ต่างปิดเงียบ ไม่มีใครให้ข้อมูลกับนักข่าวเลย, Thai definition: ไม่แพร่งพรายให้ใครรู้เลย
รักษาระดับ    [V] maintain one's position, See also: keep up with the Joneses, Ant. ลดระดับ, Example: เขาต้องหาเงินเพื่อรักษาระดับ หน้าและเกียรติยศของตนเองไว้, Thai definition: ทำให้คงอยู่ในระดับเดิม
รักษาสุขภาพ    [V] maintain one's health, See also: keep healthy, look after oneself, Ant. ทำลายสุขภาพ, Example: ทุกคนต้องรักษาสุขภาพให้ดีและทำงานให้ดี ชาติบ้านเมืองจึงจะแข็งแรงและเจริญมั่นคง
ไม่เลิกรา [V] keep at, Ant. เลิกรา, Example: ฝ่ายค้านคงไม่เลิกราที่จะโจมตีเราต่อไป, Thai definition: ไม่ยอมละเลย, ไม่ยอมสิ้นสุดหรือเพิกถอนจากไป

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
แอบซ่อน[v.] (aēp-søn) EN: hide ; conceal ; keep secretly ; dodge ; make a hint ; veil ; shroud   FR: cacher ; dissimuler
อำ[v.] (am) EN: hide ; cover up ; keep silent ; suppress ; conceal ; hush something up ; suppress ; bluff   FR: cacher ; dissimuler ; couvrir ; bluffer
อำพราง[v.] (amphrāng) EN: conceal ; cover up ; hide ; keep secret ; keep back ; suppress the truth ; maintain secrecy ; bogus ; hide ; deceive ; delude ; gloss over   FR: camoufler ; déguiser
เอาไว้[v.] (ao wai) EN: keep   FR: conserver ; placer ; mettre
บำรุง[v.] (bamrung) EN: maintain ; keep up ; maintain in good condition   FR: conserver ; maintenir
บำรุงตัว[v. exp.] (bamrung tūa) EN: keep fit   
เบี้ยว[v. exp.] (bīo) EN: break a promise ; break an agreement ; not keep a promise ; deny ; refuse to admit   FR: renier sa parole
บริบาล[n.] (børibān) EN: conservator ; keeper ; protector   FR: gardien [m]
ชิดขวา[v. exp.] (chit khwā) EN: keep to the right ; keep right   FR: serrer à droite ; gardez votre droite !
ชิดซ้าย[v. exp.] (chit sāi) EN: keep to the left ; keep left   FR: serrer à gauche ; gardez votre gauche !

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
KEEP    K IY1 P
KEEPS    K IY1 P S
KEEPER    K IY1 P ER0
KEEPERS    K IY1 P ER0 Z
KEEPING    K IY1 P IH0 NG
KEEPSAKE    K IY1 P S EY2 K
KEEPSAKES    K IY1 P S EY2 K S

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
keep    (v) (k ii1 p)
keeps    (v) (k ii1 p s)
keeper    (n) (k ii1 p @ r)
keepers    (n) (k ii1 p @ z)
keeping    (v) (k ii1 p i ng)
keepsake    (n) (k ii1 p s ei k)
keepsakes    (n) (k ii1 p s ei k s)

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
Inganghaltung {f}keep going [Add to Longdo]
zuhabenkeep closed [Add to Longdo]
Behalt es für dich!Keep it under your hat! [Add to Longdo]
Behalte das für dich!Keep this private! [Add to Longdo]
Beherrsch dich!Keep your temper! [Add to Longdo]
Beherrschen Sie sich!Keep your temper! [Add to Longdo]
Betreten des Rasens verboten!Keep off the grass! [Add to Longdo]
Bleiben Sie sitzen!Keep your seats! [Add to Longdo]
Denk an mich!Keep me in mind! [Add to Longdo]
Eintritt verboten!Keep out! [Add to Longdo]
Gehen Sie geradeaus.Keep straight on. [Add to Longdo]
Halt die Klappe! [ugs.]Keep your strap shut! [coll.] [Add to Longdo]
Halt die Ohren steif!Keep a stiff upper lip! [Add to Longdo]
Halt mich auf dem laufenden!Keep me informed! [Add to Longdo]
Halten Sie es geheim!Keep it dark! [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
PKF[ピーケーエフ, pi-ke-efu] (n) peacekeeping forces; PKF [Add to Longdo]
PKO[ピーケーオー, pi-ke-o-] (n) peacekeeping operations; PKO [Add to Longdo]
うんともすんとも言わない[うんともすんともいわない, untomosuntomoiwanai] (exp,adj-i) keeping silent; saying nothing at all [Add to Longdo]
お気を確かに[おきをたしかに, okiwotashikani] (exp) Don't do anything rash!; Keep composed! [Add to Longdo]
がんば[, ganba] (int) (col) (See 頑張って) Go for it (kiddy talk); Keep at it [Add to Longdo]
くっ付く(P);食っ付く[くっつく, kuttsuku] (v5k,vi) (1) (uk) to adhere to; to stick to; to cling to; (2) (uk) to keep close to; to go along with; (3) (uk) to get involved with; to be thick with; to become intimate; (P) [Add to Longdo]
こつこつ働く;コツコツ働く[こつこつはたらく(こつこつ働く);コツコツはたらく(コツコツ働く), kotsukotsuhataraku ( kotsukotsu hataraku ); kotsukotsu hataraku ( kotsukotsu hatara] (exp,v5k) to work hard; to toil; to moil; to keep one's nose to the grindstone; to slug away [Add to Longdo]
せき止める;堰き止める(oK);塞き止める[せきとめる, sekitomeru] (v1,vt) (1) to dam up; to hold back; to keep back; to bring to a halt; to intercept; (2) to check [Add to Longdo]
ただじゃおかないぞ;ただではおかないぞ[, tadajaokanaizo ; tadadehaokanaizo] (exp) You'll pay for this!; You'd better keep your mouth shut! [Add to Longdo]
っ放し[っぱなし(P);っはなし, ppanashi (P); hhanashi] (n-suf) (uk) keep ...-ing (negative nuance, with the state being improper, unpleasant, etc.); have been ...-ing; leaving (something) on; leaving (something) still in use; (P) [Add to Longdo]

Chinese-English: CC-CEDICT Dictionary
不做声[bù zuò shēng, ㄅㄨˋ ㄗㄨㄛˋ ㄕㄥ, / ] keep silent; not say a word [Add to Longdo]
不赞一词[bù zàn yī cí, ㄅㄨˋ ㄗㄢˋ ㄧ ㄘˊ, / ] keep silent; make no comment [Add to Longdo]
保苗[bǎo miáo, ㄅㄠˇ ㄇㄧㄠˊ, ] keep a full stand of seedlings [Add to Longdo]
保藏[bǎo cáng, ㄅㄠˇ ㄘㄤˊ, ] keep in store; preserve [Add to Longdo]
[guān, ㄍㄨㄢ, ] keeper of domestic animals; herdsman; (old) hired hand in certain trade [Add to Longdo]
把风[bǎ fēng, ㄅㄚˇ ㄈㄥ, / ] keep watch (during a clandestine activity); be on the lookout [Add to Longdo]
[táng, ㄊㄤˊ, ] keep out [Add to Longdo]
摆门面[bǎi mén miàn, ㄅㄞˇ ㄇㄣˊ ㄇㄧㄢˋ, / ] keep up appearances [Add to Longdo]
[liáo, ㄌㄧㄠˊ, ] keep tidy and repaired; sew [Add to Longdo]
百折不挠[bǎi zhé bù náo, ㄅㄞˇ ㄓㄜˊ ㄅㄨˋ ㄋㄠˊ, / ] keep on fighting in spite of all setbacks; be undaunted by repeated setbacks; be indomitable [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: COMPDICT Dictionary
キープアライブメッセージ[きーぷあらいぶめっせーじ, ki-puaraibumesse-ji] keep alive message [Add to Longdo]
ハウスキーピング[はうすきーぴんぐ, hausuki-pingu] housekeeping [Add to Longdo]
追跡[ついせき, tsuiseki] tracking (e.g. in computer graphics) (vs), keep records on, tracing [Add to Longdo]
保管[ほかん, hokan] safekeeping (vs), taking custody (charge) of, keeping [Add to Longdo]
保存[ほぞん, hozon] saving (vs) (e.g. to disk), storing, preserving, conserving, maintaining, keeping [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (6 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Keep \Keep\ (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep,
     regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover,
     OE. copnien to desire.]
     1. To care; to desire. [Obs.]
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              I kepe not of armes for to yelp [boast]. --Chaucer.
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     2. To hold; to restrain from departure or removal; not to let
        go of; to retain in one's power or possession; not to
        lose; to retain; to detain.
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              If we lose the field,
              We can not keep the town.             --Shak.
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              That I may know what keeps me here with you.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              If we would weigh and keep in our minds what we are
              considering, that would instruct us.  --Locke.
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     3. To cause to remain in a given situation or condition; to
        maintain unchanged; to hold or preserve in any state or
        tenor.
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              His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal. --Milton.
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              Keep a stiff rein, and move but gently on.
                                                    --Addison.
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     Note: In this sense it is often used with prepositions and
           adverbs, as to keep away, to keep down, to keep from,
           to keep in, out, or off, etc. "To keep off impertinence
           and solicitation from his superior." --Addison.
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     4. To have in custody; to have in some place for
        preservation; to take charge of.
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              The crown of Stephanus, first king of Hungary, was
              always kept in the castle of Vicegrade. --Knolles.
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     5. To preserve from danger, harm, or loss; to guard.
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              Behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee. --Gen.
                                                    xxviii. 15.
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     6. To preserve from discovery or publicity; not to
        communicate, reveal, or betray, as a secret.
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              Great are thy virtues . . . though kept from man.
                                                    --Milton.
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     7. To attend upon; to have the care of; to tend.
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              And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the
              garden of Eden, to dress it and to keep it. --Gen.
                                                    ii. 15.
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              In her girlish age, she kept sheep on the moor.
                                                    --Carew.
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     8. To record transactions, accounts, or events in; as, to
        keep books, a journal, etc.; also, to enter (as accounts,
        records, etc. ) in a book.
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     9. To maintain, as an establishment, institution, or the
        like; to conduct; to manage; as, to keep store.
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              Like a pedant that keeps a school.    --Shak.
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              Every one of them kept house by himself. --Hayward.
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     10. To supply with necessaries of life; to entertain; as, to
         keep boarders.
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     11. To have in one's service; to have and maintain, as an
         assistant, a servant, a mistress, a horse, etc.
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               I keep but three men and a boy.      --Shak.
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     12. To have habitually in stock for sale.
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     13. To continue in, as a course or mode of action; not to
         intermit or fall from; to hold to; to maintain; as, to
         keep silence; to keep one's word; to keep possession.
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               Both day and night did we keep company. --Shak.
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               Within this portal as I kept my watch. --Smollett.
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     14. To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from
         or violate; to practice or perform, as duty; not to
         neglect; to be faithful to.
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               I have kept the faith.               --2 Tim. iv.
                                                    7.
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               Him whom to love is to obey, and keep
               His great command.                   --Milton.
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     15. To confine one's self to; not to quit; to remain in; as,
         to keep one's house, room, bed, etc.; hence, to haunt; to
         frequent. --Shak.
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               'Tis hallowed ground;
               Fairies, and fawns, and satyrs do it keep. --J.
                                                    Fletcher.
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     16. To observe duly, as a festival, etc.; to celebrate; to
         solemnize; as, to keep a feast.
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               I went with them to the house of God . . . with a
               multitude that kept holyday.         --Ps. xlii. 4.
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     {To keep at arm's length}. See under {Arm}, n.
  
     {To keep back}.
         (a) To reserve; to withhold. "I will keep nothing back
             from you." --Jer. xlii. 4.
         (b) To restrain; to hold back. "Keep back thy servant
             also from presumptuous sins." --Ps. xix. 13.
  
     {To keep company with}.
         (a) To frequent the society of; to associate with; as,
             let youth keep company with the wise and good.
         (b) To accompany; to go with; as, to keep company with
             one on a voyage; also, to pay court to, or accept
             attentions from, with a view to marriage. [Colloq.]
             
  
     {To keep counsel}. See under {Counsel}, n.
  
     {To keep down}.
         (a) To hold in subjection; to restrain; to hinder.
         (b) (Fine Arts) To subdue in tint or tone, as a portion
             of a picture, so that the spectator's attention may
             not be diverted from the more important parts of the
             work.
  
     {To keep good hours} or {To keep bad hours}, to be
        customarily early (or late) in returning home or in
        retiring to rest.
  
     {To keep house}.
         (a) To occupy a separate house or establishment, as with
             one's family, as distinguished from {boarding}; to
             manage domestic affairs.
         (b) (Eng. Bankrupt Law) To seclude one's self in one's
             house in order to evade the demands of creditors.
  
     {To keep one's hand in}, to keep in practice.
  
     {To keep open house}, to be hospitable.
  
     {To keep the peace} (Law), to avoid or to prevent a breach of
        the peace.
  
     {To keep school}, to govern, manage and instruct or teach a
        school, as a preceptor.
  
     {To keep a stiff upper lip}, to keep up one's courage.
        [Slang]
  
     {To keep term}.
         (a) (Eng. Universities) To reside during a term.
         (b) (Inns of Court) To eat a sufficient number of dinners
             in hall to make the term count for the purpose of
             being called to the bar. [Eng.] --Mozley & W.
  
     {To keep touch}. See under {Touch}, n.
  
     {To keep under}, to hold in subjection; hence, to oppress.
  
     {To keep up}.
         (a) To maintain; to prevent from falling or diminution;
             as, to keep up the price of goods; to keep up one's
             credit.
         (b) To maintain; to continue; to prevent from ceasing.
             "In joy, that which keeps up the action is the desire
             to continue it." --Locke.
  
     Syn: To retain; detain; reserve; preserve; hold; restrain;
          maintain; sustain; support; withhold. -- To {Keep}.
  
     Usage: {Retain}, {Preserve}. Keep is the generic term, and is
            often used where retain or preserve would too much
            restrict the meaning; as, to keep silence, etc. Retain
            denotes that we keep or hold things, as against
            influences which might deprive us of them, or reasons
            which might lead us to give them up; as, to retain
            vivacity in old age; to retain counsel in a lawsuit;
            to retain one's servant after a reverse of fortune.
            Preserve denotes that we keep a thing against agencies
            which might lead to its being destroyed or broken in
            upon; as, to preserve one's health; to preserve
            appearances.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Keep \Keep\, n.
     1. The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed;
        charge. --Chaucer.
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              Pan, thou god of shepherds all,
              Which of our tender lambkins takest keep. --Spenser.
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     2. The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition;
        case; as, to be in good keep.
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     3. The means or provisions by which one is kept; maintenance;
        support; as, the keep of a horse.
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              Grass equal to the keep of seven cows. --Carlyle.
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              I performed some services to the college in return
              for my keep.                          --T. Hughes.
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     4. That which keeps or protects; a stronghold; a fortress; a
        castle; specifically, the strongest and securest part of a
        castle, often used as a place of residence by the lord of
        the castle, especially during a siege; the dungeon. See
        Illust. of {Castle}.
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              The prison strong,
              Within whose keep the captive knights were laid.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              The lower chambers of those gloomy keeps. --Hallam.
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              I think . . . the keep, or principal part of a
              castle, was so called because the lord and his
              domestic circle kept, abode, or lived there. --M. A.
                                                    Lower.
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     5. That which is kept in charge; a charge. [Obs.]
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              Often he used of his keep
              A sacrifice to bring.                 --Spenser.
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     6. (Mach.) A cap for retaining anything, as a journal box, in
        place.
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     {To take keep}, to take care; to heed. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Keep \Keep\, v. i.
     1. To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide;
        to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep
        near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to
        keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.
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     2. To last; to endure; to remain unimpaired.
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              If the malt be not thoroughly dried, the ale it
              makes will not keep.                  --Mortimer.
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     3. To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell. [Now disused
        except locally or colloquially.]
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              Knock at his study, where, they say, he keeps.
                                                    --Shak.
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     4. To take care; to be solicitous; to watch. [Obs.]
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              Keep that the lusts choke not the word of God that
              is in us.                             --Tyndale.
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     5. To be in session; as, school keeps to-day. [Colloq.]
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     {To keep from}, to abstain or refrain from.
  
     {To keep in with}, to keep on good terms with; as, to keep in
        with an opponent.
  
     {To keep on}, to go forward; to proceed; to continue to
        advance.
  
     {To keep to}, to adhere strictly to; not to neglect or
        deviate from; as, to keep to old customs; to keep to a
        rule; to keep to one's word or promise.
  
     {To keep up}, to remain unsubdued; also, not to be confined
        to one's bed.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Donjon \Don"jon\ (d[u^]n"j[u^]n), n. [See {Dungeon}.]
     The chief tower, also called the {keep}; a massive tower in
     ancient castles, forming the strongest part of the
     fortifications. See Illust. of {Castle}.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  keep
      n 1: the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was
           expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state
           for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
           [syn: {support}, {keep}, {livelihood}, {living}, {bread and
           butter}, {sustenance}]
      2: the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or
         fortress [syn: {keep}, {donjon}, {dungeon}]
      3: a cell in a jail or prison [syn: {hold}, {keep}]
      v 1: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep
           clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a
           lady"; "The students keep me on my toes" [syn: {keep},
           {maintain}, {hold}]
      2: continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on
         working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep
         smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight" [syn:
         {continue}, {go on}, {proceed}, {go along}, {keep}] [ant:
         {discontinue}]
      3: retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?";
         "She kept her maiden name after she married" [syn: {keep},
         {hold on}] [ant: {lose}]
      4: stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in
         a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading";
         "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child
         from eating the marbles" [syn: {prevent}, {keep}] [ant:
         {allow}, {let}, {permit}]
      5: conform one's action or practice to; "keep appointments";
         "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original
         conditions of the contract" [syn: {observe}, {keep}] [ant:
         {breach}, {break}, {go against}, {infract}, {offend},
         {transgress}, {violate}]
      6: stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with
         the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my
         employees" [syn: {observe}, {keep}, {maintain}]
      7: look after; be the keeper of; have charge of; "He keeps the
         shop when I am gone"
      8: maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary";
         "maintain a record"; "keep notes" [syn: {keep}, {maintain}]
      9: supply with room and board; "He is keeping three women in the
         guest cottage"; "keep boarders"
      10: allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a
          property or feature; "We cannot continue several servants
          any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family's fortune
          waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our
          grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the
          work going as long as we could"; "She retained her
          composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many
          washings" [syn: {retain}, {continue}, {keep}, {keep on}]
      11: supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained
          her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause";
          "There's little to earn and many to keep" [syn: {sustain},
          {keep}, {maintain}]
      12: fail to spoil or rot; "These potatoes keep for a long time"
          [syn: {keep}, {stay fresh}]
      13: behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the
          commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
          [syn: {observe}, {celebrate}, {keep}]
      14: keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep
          your temper"; "keep your cool" [syn: {restrain}, {keep},
          {keep back}, {hold back}]
      15: maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God
          keep you" [syn: {keep}, {preserve}]
      16: raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard"; "he keeps
          bees"
      17: retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth";
          "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a
          merger" [syn: {keep open}, {hold open}, {keep}, {save}]
      18: store or keep customarily; "Where do you keep your gardening
          tools?"
      19: have as a supply; "I always keep batteries in the freezer";
          "keep food for a week in the pantry"; "She keeps a sixpack
          and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator"
      20: maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the
          countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her
          shopping trips" [syn: {keep}, {maintain}]
      21: hold and prevent from leaving; "The student was kept after
          school"
      22: prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep
          potatoes fresh" [syn: {preserve}, {keep}]

From Dutch-English Freedict dictionary [fd-nld-eng]:

  keep [kep]
     notch
  

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