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Entry Word: keep
Function: verb
Text: 1 to act properly in relation to <keep the Sabbath by not working>
Synonyms celebrate, commemorate, observe
Related Words bless, consecrate, sanctify, solemnize; honor, laud, praise; obey, respect, revere, reverence, venerate; remember
Phrases live up to
Near Antonyms disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook
Antonyms break, transgress, violate
2 to continue to have in one's possession or power <the money is yours to keep> <keep my secret and don't tell it to anyone>
Synonyms hang on (to), hold, reserve, retain, withhold
Related Words conserve, preserve, save; enjoy, have, own, possess; conduct, control, detain, direct; bear, harbor
Near Antonyms abandon, cede, yield; contribute, donate, give; discard, dump; decline, reject, repudiate, spurn
Antonyms hand over, relinquish, surrender
3 to do what is required by the terms of <make sure you keep your promise to help out at the homeless shelter> -- see FULFILL 1
4 to place somewhere for safekeeping or ready availability <I keep extra toothbrushes for unexpected overnight guests> -- see STORE 1