Definition - kept

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  1. maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
  2. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
  3. continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
  4. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
  5. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"
  6. hold and prevent from leaving; "The student was kept after school"
  7. fail to spoil or rot; "These potatoes keep for a long time"
  8. retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
  9. look after; be the keeper of; have charge of; "He ke

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