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Definitions of keep:

part of speech: present participle

Keeping.

part of speech: noun

Condition, as in good keep; a stronghold in the middle of a castle.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To remain in any state or condition; as, she keeps cheerful; stay.

part of speech: verb transitive

To have the care of: to guard: to maintain: to have in one's service: to remain in: to adhere to: to practice: not to lose: to maintain hold upon: to restrain from departure: to preserve in a certain state.

part of speech: verb

To hold; to retain, as a thing in one's power or possession; to hold in charge; to protect; to support; to feed; to have the care of; to solemnise, as a day; to detain; to observe; to conceal; to remain in any state; to be durable; to adhere strictly to.

part of speech: noun

That which keeps or protects: the innermost and strongest part of a castle, the donjon: a stronghold.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To remain in any position or state: to last or endure: to adhere:- pr. p. keeping; pa. t. and pa. p. kept.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Kept.

part of speech: noun

Means or provision by which one is kept; the stronghold or donjon of an ancient castle.

part of speech: noun

KEEPER.

part of speech: verb transitive

To have the care of; guard; preserve; support; perform or observe; as, to keep a rule; maintain; as, to keep a servant; fulfil; as, to keep a promise; supply with the necessaries of life; detain; confine; hold back; as, to keep a secret.

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