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Keenness

n.
The quality or state of being keen.

Kept

imp. & p. p.
of Keep

Keeping

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Keep

Keep

v. t.
To care; to desire.

Keep

v. t.
To hold; to restrain from departure or removal; not to let go of; to retain in one's power or possession; not to lose; to retain; to detain.

Keep

v. t.
To cause to remain in a given situation or condition; to maintain unchanged; to hold or preserve in any state or tenor.

Keep

v. t.
To have in custody; to have in some place for preservation; to take charge of.

Keep

v. t.
To preserve from danger, harm, or loss; to guard.

Keep

v. t.
To preserve from discovery or publicity; not to communicate, reveal, or betray, as a secret.

Keep

v. t.
To attend upon; to have the care of; to tend.

Keep

v. t.
To record transactions, accounts, or events in; as, to keep books, a journal, etc. ; also, to enter (as accounts, records, etc. ) in a book.

Keep

v. t.
To maintain, as an establishment, institution, or the like; to conduct; to manage; as, to keep store.

Keep

v. t.
To supply with necessaries of life; to entertain; as, to keep boarders.

Keep

v. t.
To have in one's service; to have and maintain, as an assistant, a servant, a mistress, a horse, etc.

Keep

v. t.
To have habitually in stock for sale.

Keep

v. t.
To continue in, as a course or mode of action; not to intermit or fall from; to hold to; to maintain; as, to keep silence; to keep one's word; to keep possession.

Keep

v. t.
To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from or violate; to practice or perform, as duty; not to neglect; to be faithful to.

Keep

v. t.
To confine one's self to; not to quit; to remain in; as, to keep one's house, room, bed, etc. ; hence, to haunt; to frequent.

Keep

v. t.
To observe duty, as a festival, etc. ; to celebrate; to solemnize; as, to keep a feast.

Keep

v. i.
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.
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