Definition - kept

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  1. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
  2. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
  3. behave as expected during of holidays or rites;
  4. (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded; "unbroken promises"; "promises kept"
  5. conform one's action or practice to;
  6. prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
  7. supply with room and board; "He is keeping three women in the guest cottage"; "keep boarders"
  8. stick to correctly or closely;
  9. raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard"; "he keeps bees"
  10. maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
  11. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "h

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