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keep (n.)  keeping, custody, care
keep (v.) 2stay within, remain inside
keep (v.) 3guard, watch, tend
keep (v.) 4keep up, maintain, carry on
keep (v.) 5look after, watch over, maintain
keep (v.) 6continue, carry on, remain
keep (v.) 7stay on, remain on
keep (v.) 8detain, hold in custody, be guarded
keep (v.) 9protect, defend, preserve
keep (v.) 10look to, attend to, follow
keep (v.) 11restrain, control, discipline
keep (v.) 12celebrate, solemnize
keep back (v.)  prevent, restrain, forcibly hold back
keep below stairs  remain a servant
keep down (v.)  prevent from growing, keep small
keep fair quarter with  play fair over, behave honourably over, have a proper regard to
keep on (v.)  go ahead, go on, carry on
keep touch (v.)  keep [one's] promise, prove reliable
keep your way  keep going, don't stop
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TNK V.ii.95 [Gaoler's Daughter to Gaoler, of the Wooer she thinks of as Palamon] Alas, poor chicken, / He was kept down with hard meat and ill lodging