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keep in Chinese

[ ki:p ]   Pronunciation:
past tense: kept   past participle: kept   plural: keeps   present participle: keeping   
How to pronounce "keep"Synonyms of "keep"Use "keep" in a sentence
  • vt.
    (kept )
    15.留在(房屋等)内;保持在(座位等)上不动。 keep a stick in one's hand 手里拿着一根棍子。 You may keep the magazine as your own. 你把那本杂志当作自己的东西留下来好啦(不必还)。 The bank keeps money for people. 银行替人保管存款。 keep a fortress [town] against the enemy 防守要塞[城市]抵御敌人。 Who keeps the goal 谁守球门? keep a promise 守约。 keep the rules 守规则。 keep early hours 早睡早起。 keep late hours 晚睡晚起。 keep a secret 守秘密。 keep one's word 履行诺言;说话算话。 keep one's birthday 做生日,祝寿。 keep Chinese New Year 过春节。 have a wife and family to keep要养家。 keep chickens 养鸡。 keepa motorcar 自备汽车。 Do you keep postcards here 你们这里有明信片吗? keep a school 办学校。 keep (a) shop 开店。 keep the middle of the road 一直沿着路中间前进。 keep house 管理家务。 keep a fact in mind 心里记住一件事。 keep accounts [books] 记账。 keep a diary 记日记。 What keeps him here, I wonder 我不知道他待在这里干什么? I won't keep you long. 我不会耽搁你很久。 keep sb. in custody 扣留某人。 keep a razor sharp 使剃刀经常锋利。 Cold bath keeps me in good health. 冷水浴使我健康。 keep the window open 把窗子开着。 keep the tears from one's eyes 忍住眼泪。 He keeps nothing from me. 他什么事都不瞒我。 keep a child away from the fire 让孩子离火远一点。 keep sb. from hurting himself 提防某人受伤。 Illness kept me from coming yesterday. 我昨天因病没有来。 keep one's bed 卧床不起。 keep the house 足不出户。
    4.继续不断〔用此义时常接动词 -ing〕。


  • Brooke will go to keep us boys steady .
  • I must keep to myself, at least for some time .
  • Police kept a close watch on the vagrants .
  • I kept no company, made no visits .
  • Keep these things in a separate place .
  • Wild fruit kept us from dying of starvation .
  • I'm glad you've kept your enamels !
  • Is this the way the lab is usually kept ?
  • A laboratory must be kept in good order .
  • He could scarcely keep in his indignation .
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  • a cell in a jail or prison
    Synonyms: hold,

  • the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    Synonyms: donjon, dungeon,

  • the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
    Synonyms: support, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenance,

  • Verb
  • prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
    Synonyms: preserve,

  • stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"
    Synonyms: observe, maintain,

  • maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
    Synonyms: maintain,

  • supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There''s little to earn and many to keep"
    Synonyms: sustain, maintain,

  • hold and prevent from leaving; "The student was kept after school"

  • retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
    Synonyms: hold on,

  • look after; be the keeper of; have charge of; "He keeps the shop when I am gone"

  • maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"
    Synonyms: maintain,

  • have as a supply; "I always keep batteries in the freezer"; "keep food for a week in the pantry"; "She keeps a sixpack and a week''s worth of supplies in the refrigerator"

  • store or keep customarily; "Where do you keep your gardening tools?"

  • retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"
    Synonyms: keep open, hold open, save,

  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family''s fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the work going as long as we could"; "She retained her composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many washings"
    Synonyms: retain, continue, keep on,

  • keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
    Synonyms: restrain, keep back, hold back,

  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
    Synonyms: prevent,

  • behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
    Synonyms: observe, celebrate,

  • conform one''s action or practice to; "keep appointments"; "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original conditions of the contract"
    Synonyms: observe,

  • supply with room and board; "He is keeping three women in the guest cottage"; "keep boarders"

  • raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard"; "he keeps bees"

  • keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
    Synonyms: maintain, hold,

  • continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
    Synonyms: continue, go on, proceed, go along,

  • maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"
    Synonyms: preserve,

  • fail to spoil or rot; "These potatoes keep for a long time"
    Synonyms: stay fresh,

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