Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: keep

1. keep (om forhold) the financial means whereby one lives

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEach child was expected to pay for their keep.
He applied to the state for support.
He could no longer earn his own livelihood.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bread and butter, livelihood, living, support, sustenance

Mindre specifikke termerresource

Mere specifikke termeramenities, comforts, conveniences, creature comforts, maintenance, meal ticket, subsistence

2. keep (om genstand) the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)donjon, dungeon

Mindre specifikke termerfastness, stronghold

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBlack Hole of Calcutta

Omfatter disse overordnede termercastle

3. keep (om genstand) a cell in a jail or prison

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold

Mindre specifikke termercell, jail cell, prison cell

Engelsk udsagnsord: keep

1. keep (om tilstand) keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep clean.
Hold in place.
She always held herself as a lady.
The students keep me on my toes.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold, maintain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mere specifikke termerbear on, carry on, conserve, continue, distance, hold over, housekeep, preserve, preserve, pressurise, pressurize, uphold

2. keep (om tilstand) continue a certain state, condition, or activity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep on working!.
We continued to work into the night.
Keep smiling.
We went on working until well past midnight.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey keep moving

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)continue, go along, go on, proceed

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s VERB-ing

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

Mere specifikke termerhold, keep going, ride, run on

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear on, carry on, continue, continue, preserve, uphold

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)discontinue

3. keep (om forhold) retain possession of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCan I keep my old stuffed animals?.
She kept her maiden name after she married.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey keep the money

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold on

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhave, have got, hold

Mere specifikke termercarry over, deduct, deny, harbor, harbour, hive away, hold, hold back, hold over, keep back, lay in, preserve, put in, recoup, refuse, retain, salt away, save, stack away, stash away, store, store, withhold

Udsagnsord med lignende betydninghold open, keep, keep open, save

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lose

4. keep (om adfærd) stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must prevent the cancer from spreading.
His snoring kept me from falling asleep.
Keep the child from eating the marbles.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey keep him from writing the letter

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prevent

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mere specifikke termerblank, defend, exclude, hinder, hold, impede, keep away, keep out, rain out, shut, shut out, wash out

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)allow, let, permit

5. keep (om adfærd) conform one's action or practice to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep appointments.
She never keeps her promises.
We kept to the original conditions of the contract.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)observe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mere specifikke termermake good

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)breach, infract, transgress, go against, offend, violate, break

6. keep (om erkendelse) stick to correctly or closely

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pianist kept time with the metronome.
Keep count.
I cannot keep track of all my employees.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)maintain, observe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

7. keep (om forhold) look after; be the keeper of; have charge of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe keeps the shop when I am gone.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerhave, have got, hold

Mere specifikke termerconserve, keep up, maintain, preserve

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep, preserve

8. keep (om kommunikation) maintain by writing regular records

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep a diary.
Maintain a record.
Keep notes.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)maintain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerenter, put down, record

9. keep (om tilstand) supply with room and board

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is keeping three women in the guest cottage.
Keep boarders.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot keep Sue

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeraccommodate, lodge

10. keep (om adfærd) allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)continue, keep on, retain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerkeep up, prolong, sustain

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontinue, persist in

11. keep (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) supply with necessities and support

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe alone sustained her family.
The money will sustain our good cause.
There's little to earn and many to keep.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)maintain, sustain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhave, have got, hold

Mere specifikke termercarry, patronage, reseed

12. keep (om tilstand) fail to spoil or rot

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese potatoes keep for a long time.

Eksempler på anvendelseThis food does keep well

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stay fresh

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerremain, rest, stay

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep, preserve

13. keep (om adfærd) behave as expected during of holidays or rites

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep the commandments.
Celebrate Christmas.
Observe Yom Kippur.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)celebrate, observe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mere specifikke termercommemorate, mark, mourn, solemnise, solemnize

14. keep (om adfærd) keep under control; keep in check

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSuppress a smile.
Keep your temper.
Keep your cool.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold back, keep back, restrain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP

Mindre specifikke termerbottle up, inhibit, suppress

Mere specifikke termerbottle up, check, confine, contain, control, curb, hold, hold, hold in, inhibit, moderate, suppress

15. keep (om tilstand) maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMay God keep you.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)preserve

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerprotect

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep

16. keep (om tilstand) raise

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe keeps a few chickens in the yard.
He keeps bees.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfarm, grow, produce, raise

Mere specifikke termerherd

17. keep (om forhold) retain rights to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep my job for me while I give birth.
Keep my seat, please.
Keep open the possibility of a merger.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold open, keep open, save

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbook, hold, reserve

Udsagnsord med lignende betydninghold on, keep

18. keep (om forhold) store or keep customarily

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhere do you keep your gardening tools?.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerstore

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep

19. keep (om forhold) have as a supply

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI 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.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhave, have got, hold

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep

20. keep (om forhold) maintain for use and service

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI keep a car in the countryside.
She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)maintain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhave, have got, hold

21. keep (om relation) hold and prevent from leaving

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe student was kept after school.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerconfine, detain

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep, prevent

22. keep (om ændring) prevent (food) from rotting

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPreserved meats.
Keep potatoes fresh.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)preserve

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercook, fix, make, prepare, ready

Mere specifikke termercan, conserve, corn, cure, dehydrate, desiccate, freeze-dry, pickle, put up, refrigerate, salt, tin

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep, stay fresh

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