English verb: keep out
|1.||keep out (social) prevent from entering; shut out|
|Samples||The trees were shutting out all sunlight.|
This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country.
|Synonyms||exclude, shut, shut out|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||keep, prevent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||curse, excommunicate, lock out, ostracise, ostracize, unchurch|
|Antonyms||let in, admit, include|
|2.||keep out (change) remain outside|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Broader (hypernym)||remain, rest, stay|