Sinónimos de keep en inglés:

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  • 2 I was trying desperately to keep calm
    remain, continue to be, stay, carry on being, go on being, persist in being, not cease to be
  • 3 he keeps going on about the murder
    persist in, go on, keep on, carry on, continue, do something constantly, do something incessantly, do something continually, not stop doing something, persevere
    he keeps going on about the murder
    [Antónimos] give up stop
  • 13 today's consumers do not keep the Sabbath
    observe, respect, honour, hold sacred, recognize, acknowledge; celebrate, mark, solemnize, ritualize, ceremonialize, commemorate
    today's consumers do not keep the Sabbath
    [Antónimos] ignore neglect

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keep at

start work early and keep at it
[Antónimos] give up
persevere withpersist withbe persistent inkeep going withkeep on atbe pertinacious inshow determination inbe resolute inbe steadfast innot give upnot cease fromnot falter incarry on withpress on withwork away atcontinue withsee throughstruggle on with informalstick atsoldier on withslave away atpeg away atplug away athammer away atbash on withplough through

keep something back

  • 2 she kept back the details from Ann
    conceal, keep secret, keep hidden, hide, withhold, suppress, keep quiet about, not tell, not reveal, not divulge, hush up
    she kept back the details from Ann
    [Antónimos] disclose divulge

keep from

Dinah bit her lip to keep from screaming refrain fromstop oneselfrestrain oneself fromprevent oneself frommanage not toforbear fromresist the temptation toforgoavoid

keep someone from something

  • 1 worry kept her from sleeping he could hardly keep himself from laughing
    prevent, stop, hinder, impede, hamper; restrain, check, curb, hold back, halt
    worry kept her from sleeping he could hardly keep himself from laughing
    [Antónimos] enable allow

keep something from someone

now you know what your mother tried to keep from you
[Antónimos] tell divulge
keep secretkeep hiddenhideconcealwithholdhush upnot tellsuppresscensorredact informalkeep darknot breathe a word of

keep off

  • 1 he'd tell the boy to keep off private land
    stay off, not enter, keep away from, stay away from, not trespass on, remain at a distance from, not go near
    he'd tell the boy to keep off private land
    [Antónimos] enter
  • 4 it'll be great if the rain keeps off
    stay away, hold off, not start, not begin, not come, not happen
    it'll be great if the rain keeps off
    [Antónimos] start

keep on

  • 2 the commander kept on about vigilance
    talk constantly, talk endlessly, talk repeatedly, keep talking, go on, go on talking, go on and on, dwell on the subject, refer to repeatedly, repeat oneself, ramble on, rant on
    informal harp on, witter on, rabbit on

keep someone on

the boss decided to keep the man on
[Antónimos] dismiss
continue to employkeep employingcarry on employingretain in one's servicenot dismissnot sackkeep in one's employretain the services of

keep on at

they kept on at him to hurry up naggo on atkeep atharp on atbadgerchivvyharasshoundbullypesterscold informalhassleNorth American informalride

keep someone/something out

the doors are closed to keep out any unwelcome visitors
[Antónimos] accept admit
excludedeny access toshut outdebardisbarbarbanprohibitput an embargo onembargorejectblackballostracizebanishcut outfreeze outBritishsend to Coventry

keep to

  • 2 keep to the path by the hedge
    follow, follow closely, stick to, stay on
    keep to the path by the hedge
    [Antónimos] stray from
  • 3 speakers should keep to the point
    stick to, restrict oneself to, confine oneself to
    speakers should keep to the point
    [Antónimos] deviate from

keep someone under

the local people are kept under by the army keep in subjectionkeep in submissionhold downkeep downkeep under one's thumbsubduesubjectsuppressrepressoppresstyrannize overtyrannize informalsquashsquelchtrample on

keep up

he had to run to keep up
[Antónimos] lag behind
keep pacekeep abreast

keep something up

keep up the good work she kept up a continuous conversation
[Antónimos] cease from
continuekeep on withcontinue withgo on withcarry on withpersist withpersevere withmaintaincarry onkeep goingsustain

keep up with

  • 2 even while travelling he kept up with events at home
    keep informed about, keep up to date with, keep in touch with, not lose track of, keep abreast of, keep an eye on, learn about, retain an interest in
    even while travelling he kept up with events at home
    [Antónimos] lose touch with
  • 3 they kept up with him by means of Christmas cards
    remain in contact with, stay in touch with, maintain contact with, remain in correspondence with, remain in communication with, keep up one's friendship with, remain acquainted with
    they kept up with him by means of Christmas cards
    [Antónimos] lose touch with

Frases

for keeps

informal his performance earned him the trophy for keeps
[Antónimos] temporarily for the time being
foreverfor everfor all timefor ever and everfor alwaysonce and for allfor goodfor good and allpermanentlyin perpetuityNorth Americanforevermore informaluntil kingdom comeuntil hell freezes overuntil doomsday archaicfor aye

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Palabra del día kerf
Pronunciación: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw