Keep (verb)

  1. To have or retain in one's possession.
  2. To hold or maintain in one's power or control.
  3. To preserve or retain the good condition of.

Origin:

Middle english 'kenep' from old english 'cēpan' meaning to keep, observe, from germanic 'kapjaną' meaning to keep, preserve.

Examples:

  1. Please keep this a secret.
  2. He kept his balance.
  3. She keeps the keys in her bag.
  4. I will keep the tickets safe.
  5. The company keeps growing every year.
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