Definition Of keeps

noun

charge; control.

if from shepherd's keep a lamb strayed far

continue or cause to continue in a specified condition, position, course, etc.

keep left along the wall

continue or cause to continue in a specified condition, position, course, etc..

she could have had some boyfriend she kept quiet about

food, clothes, and other essentials for living.

working overtime to earn his keep

have or retain possession of.

my father would keep the best for himself


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