Another word for keep


donjon, dungeon, keep - the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

bread and butter, keep, livelihood, living, support, sustenance - the financial means whereby one lives

Example:- each child was expected to pay for their keep

hold, keep - a cell in a jail or prison


keep - supply with room and board

Example:- He is keeping three women in the guest cottage

keep, maintain, sustain - supply with necessities and support

Example:- She alone sustained her family

keep - store or keep customarily

Example:- Where do you keep your gardening tools?

keep, prevent - stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

Example:- We must prevent the cancer from spreading

keep, maintain, observe - stick to correctly or closely

Example:- The pianist kept time with the metronome

hold open, keep, keep open, save - retain rights to

Example:- keep my job for me while I give birth

hold on, keep - retain possession of

Example:- Can I keep my old stuffed animals?

keep - raise

Example:- She keeps a few chickens in the yard

keep, preserve - prevent (food) from rotting

Example:- preserved meats

keep, preserve - maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger

Example:- May God keep you

keep, maintain - maintain for use and service

Example:- I keep a car in the countryside

keep, maintain - maintain by writing regular records

Example:- keep a diary

keep - look after; be the keeper of; have charge of

Example:- He keeps the shop when I am gone

hold back, keep, keep back, restrain - keep under control; keep in check

Example:- suppress a smile

hold, keep, maintain - keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,

Example:- keep clean

keep - hold and prevent from leaving

Example:- The student was kept after school

keep - have as a supply

Example:- I always keep batteries in the freezer

keep, stay fresh - fail to spoil or rot

Example:- These potatoes keep for a long time

continue, go along, go on, keep, proceed - continue a certain state, condition, or activity

Example:- Keep on working!

keep, observe - conform one's action or practice to

Example:- keep appointments

celebrate, keep, observe - behave as expected during of holidays or rites

Example:- Keep the commandments

continue, keep, keep on, retain - allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature

Example:- We cannot continue several servants any longer

Tweets containing the word keep

Source : WordNet