Definition - kept

Below is the definition for the word you requested, useful for Scrabble and other word games. To find more definitions please use the dictionary page.

kept
  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

Crossword clues featuring 'kept'


Other Definitions Containing kept