keep

Part of speech: noun

KEEPER.

Part of speech: verb

To have; hold; retain.

Part of speech: verb

To protect; guard; defend.

Part of speech: verb

To support; maintain.

Part of speech: verb

To be faithful to, as a pledge or command.

Part of speech: verb

To remain; stay; continue sound, sweet, fresh, or the like; endure.

Part of speech: noun

Means of subsistence; livelihood.

Part of speech: noun

A castle; fortress.

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Usage examples "keep":

  1. Tell her to keep away- we do not believe her; we do not want her!" - "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock.
  2. " Couldn't keep her out," says I. " You know how she is. - "Torchy, Private Sec.", Sewell Ford.
  3. Surangama, did he ask you to keep me back? - "The King of the Dark Chamber", Rabindranath Tagore (trans.).