To continue in (a course or mode of action); not to intermit or fall from; to uphold or maintain. | (heading, transitive) To hold the status of something. | (heading, intransitive) To hold or be held in a state.
How to use Keep in a Sentence?
There has been no one to keep those details fresh in my memory, and they have grown dim.
An undertaker wanted to keep people from interfering, but that was quite natural again.
The others were crowded together at the bow, trying to keep away from the flames.
She gave the promise, determined to keep it; and yet she knew she would not keep it.
Thus, we do not necessarily keep eBooks in compliance with any particular paper edition.
You'll keep me remembering how much we've always despised conceited, stuck-up people?
I am an expert in cats, but I have not seen a kitten keep its kittenhood nearly so long before.
I ran away, and I am returned to you, and have brought my tree to keep my birthday with you.
I tried to keep from laughing, for I was a guilty person in deep need of charity and mercy.
A few hundred men will be sufficient to keep Ali Pasha in check from this side.
He didn't fear that poverty and pain would keep anyone out of the kingdom of gladness.
Elinor promised to keep an eye on her erring husband and see that everything went smoothly this time.
The boys knew this, and it was their amusement to keep him awake by pelting him with egg-shells and other missiles.
It was also their privilege to keep still; they were not allowed to throw any light upon the discussion.
I will endeavour to keep back the stroke, yet should it fall, 'tis for you to ward it off.
Now and again the fun requires a kiss or two to keep it going, and loud screams proclaim the daring deed to all the world.
When once a man 'as tasted of 'igh art, he can't keep his blooming fingers out of it.
Having marked out the path of duty for us, he has made such a distribution of natural good and evil as is adapted to keep us therein.
Wrapped in its waterproof to keep off the rain torrents, the rice was dumped into a bullock-cart at Siliguri.
We like to read about rich people in the papers; the papers know it, and they do their best to keep this appetite liberally fed.
She threw away the hostile letters, but tried to keep the pleasantest one for her book; surely there has been no kindlier biographer than this one.
These, the most important courses of all, came, if not daily, at least often enough to keep one under constant strain.
The Clemenses have always done the best they could to keep the political balances level, no matter how much it might inconvenience them.
Judge North was anxious to have some object-lessons for that law, and he would absolutely keep us in the prison the full two years.
Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a considerable effort, much paperwork and many fees to meet and keep up with these requirements.
Hence, is it not reasonable, we ask, that we should keep within the same sacred bounds, when we come to form an estimate of the ways of God?
Short Example Sentence for Keep
Should he keep it all for himself and his art?
Let them keep what they have got!
I had better keep away.
But she cannot keep still a moment.
I did not keep him so long, be certain.
In summaries, keep to one tense.
And I may keep this precious paper?
Indeed I took pains to keep her from being found out.
Don't keep me waiting.
In summaries, keep to one tense 29 18.
The miseries that a conceited boy will endure to keep up his "reputation"!
So I hurried Daggett up; made him keep on sending challenge after challenge.
But, of course, we couldn't keep on talking all the afternoon.
Oh, how I tried--and our lady too--to keep him back.