keep


keep
[ki:p] 1. past tense, past participle - kept; verb
1) (to have for a very long or indefinite period of time: He gave me the picture to keep.) beholde
2) (not to give or throw away; to preserve: I kept the most interesting books; Can you keep a secret?) beholde; bevare; holde på
3) (to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position: I keep this gun loaded; How do you keep cool in this heat?; Will you keep me informed of what happens?) holde
4) (to go on (performing or repeating a certain action): He kept walking.) blive ved
5) (to have in store: I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.) have
6) (to look after or care for: She keeps the garden beautifully; I think they keep hens.) holde
7) (to remain in good condition: That meat won't keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.) holde sig
8) (to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc): She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments; He kept the accounts for the club.) føre
9) (to hold back or delay: Sorry to keep you.) holde på; opholde
10) (to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone): He has a wife and child to keep.) forsørge
11) (to act in the way demanded by: She kept her promise.) holde
12) (to celebrate: to keep Christmas.) holde
2. noun
(food and lodging: She gives her mother money every week for her keep; Our cat really earns her keep - she kills all the mice in the house.) kost; ophold
- keeping
- keep-fit
- keepsake
- for keeps
- in keeping with
- keep away
- keep back
- keep one's distance
- keep down
- keep one's end up
- keep from
- keep going
- keep hold of
- keep house for
- keep house
- keep in
- keep in mind
- keep it up
- keep off
- keep on
- keep oneself to oneself
- keep out
- keep out of
- keep time
- keep to
- keep something to oneself
- keep to oneself
- keep up
- keep up with the Joneses
- keep watch
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[ki:p] 1. past tense, past participle - kept; verb
1) (to have for a very long or indefinite period of time: He gave me the picture to keep.) beholde
2) (not to give or throw away; to preserve: I kept the most interesting books; Can you keep a secret?) beholde; bevare; holde på
3) (to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position: I keep this gun loaded; How do you keep cool in this heat?; Will you keep me informed of what happens?) holde
4) (to go on (performing or repeating a certain action): He kept walking.) blive ved
5) (to have in store: I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.) have
6) (to look after or care for: She keeps the garden beautifully; I think they keep hens.) holde
7) (to remain in good condition: That meat won't keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.) holde sig
8) (to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc): She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments; He kept the accounts for the club.) føre
9) (to hold back or delay: Sorry to keep you.) holde på; opholde
10) (to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone): He has a wife and child to keep.) forsørge
11) (to act in the way demanded by: She kept her promise.) holde
12) (to celebrate: to keep Christmas.) holde
2. noun
(food and lodging: She gives her mother money every week for her keep; Our cat really earns her keep - she kills all the mice in the house.) kost; ophold
- keeping
- keep-fit
- keepsake
- for keeps
- in keeping with
- keep away
- keep back
- keep one's distance
- keep down
- keep one's end up
- keep from
- keep going
- keep hold of
- keep house for
- keep house
- keep in
- keep in mind
- keep it up
- keep off
- keep on
- keep oneself to oneself
- keep out
- keep out of
- keep time
- keep to
- keep something to oneself
- keep to oneself
- keep up
- keep up with the Joneses
- keep watch

English-Danish dictionary. 2013.

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  • Keep — (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — [kiːp] verb kept PTandPP [kept] 1. [transitive] to store something that will be useful: • The Credit Reference Agency keeps files on individuals debt records. • You should keep a supply of forms. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • keep — vb 1 Keep, observe, celebrate, solemnize, commemorate are comparable when they mean to pay proper attention or honor to something prescribed, obligatory, or demanded (as by one s nationality, religion, or rank), but they vary widely in their… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Keep — Keep, v. i. 1. To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide; to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — ► VERB (past and past part. kept) 1) have or retain possession of. 2) retain or reserve for use in the future. 3) put or store in a regular place. 4) (of a perishable commodity) remain in good condition. 5) continue in a specified condition,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Keep — Keep, n. 1. The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Pan, thou god of shepherds all, Which of our tender lambkins takest keep. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being kept; hence, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — keep; green·keep·er; house·keep; house·keep·er; keep·able; keep·er·ing; keep·er·ship; keep·sake; store·keep; keep·er; …   English syllables

  • Keep — 〈f. 20; Seemannsspr.〉 Kerbe, Rille * * * Keep, die; , en [aus dem Niederd. < mniederd. kēp, wohl verw. mit ↑ kappen] (Seemannsspr.): Rille, Kerbe (in einer Boje, einem Block, Mast o. Ä.), die einem darumgelegten Tau Halt gibt. * * * I Keep   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • keep — I (continue) verb be constant, be steadfast, carry forward, carry on, endure, extend, forge ahead, go on, keep going, last, lengthen, live on, maintain, move ahead, never cease, perpetuate, perseverare, persevere, persist, press onward, progress …   Law dictionary

  • keep — The construction keep + object + from + ing verb is idiomatic in current English: • His hands held flat over his ears as if to keep his whole head from flying apart Martin Amis, 1978. The intransitive use of keep + from + ing verb is recorded in… …   Modern English usage

  • keep up — (something) to continue to do or have something. Keep up the good work. Even though he lost his job, they managed to keep up an expensive lifestyle. I have a great relationship with my children now, and I m doing my best to keep that up …   New idioms dictionary


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