What is the meaning of Keep?

To continue in (a course or mode of action); to not intermit or fall from; to uphold or maintain.

To remain faithful to a given promise or word.

To hold the status of something.

  1. To maintain possession of.

    To maintain possession of.

    To maintain the condition of; to preserve in a certain state.

    To record transactions, accounts, or events in.

    To enter (accounts, records, etc.) in a book.

    To remain in; to be confined to.

    To restrain.

    To watch over, look after, guard, protect.

    To supply with necessities and financially support (a person).

    To raise; to care for.

    To refrain from freely disclosing (a secret).

    To maintain (an establishment or institution); to conduct; to manage.

    To have habitually in stock for sale.

    To hold or be held in a state.

    1. To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell.

      To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell.

      To continue.

      To remain edible or otherwise usable.

      To remain in a state.

      To wait for, keep watch for.

      To act as wicket-keeper.

      To take care; to be solicitous; to watch.

      To be in session; to take place.

      To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; to not swerve from or violate.

      To visit (a place) often; to frequent.

      To observe or celebrate (a holiday).

      The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls.

      The food or money required to keep someone alive and healthy; one's support, maintenance.

      The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge; notice.

      The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition; case.

      That which is kept in charge; a charge.

      A cap for holding something, such as a journal box, in place.

      to keep; to maintain possession of

      to keep; to maintain condition of; to preserve

      to mark or guard a player from the opposing team

      notch, carven mark

      brambling, Fringilla montifringilla


      cloak, capote, gaberdine

      notice; note; observance

      to keep


      Source: wiktionary.org