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.


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


  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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