English to Afrikaans Meaning :: keep

hou
Keep :
hou
- houhouhou
 

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Noun(1) the financial means whereby one lives(2) the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress(3) a cell in a jail or prison
Verb(1) cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., `keep clean'(2) continue a certain state, condition, or activity(3) retain possession of(4) stop (someone or something(5) conform one's action or practice to(6) stick to correctly or closely(7) look after; be the keeper of; have charge of(8) maintain by writing regular records(9) supply with room and board(10) allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature(11) supply with necessities and support(12) fail to spoil or rot(13) behave as expected during of holidays or rites(14) maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger(15) raise(16) retain rights to

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(1) keep left along the wall(2) Roger, of course, would rather take care of her and keep the shop, but puts on a cheerful face.(3) can you keep your saddle, or shall I carry you on a pillion?(4) he had to keep his large family in the manner he had chosen(5) While earning his keep as a waiter in Covent Garden, Norton took a place at Central School of Art and Drama.(6) we keep normal office hours(7) I have some biggish plans for an upgrade in the very near future, so keep checking back.(8) to keep guard(9) Her arms flailed up and around in a desperate and truly valiant bid to keep her seat.(10) She can leave home only to get to her office job, to keep legal or health appointments.(11) keep the change(12) Do you think it is appropriate to keep skeletons for future scientific work?(13) He thought that to be ÔÇÿgoodÔÇÖ he had to keep the rules and respect the law of God.(14) Employers must keep records for at least three years to show that workers were paid the national minimum wage.(15) People like us who did without to own our house as a legacy for our children have our home taken off us if we have to go into care to pay for our keep .(16) He earned his keep in university by running a bookmaking operation out of his back pocket.
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Synonyms
Verb
1. retain ::
behou
2. remain ::
bly
3. persist in ::
volhard in
4. detain ::
aanhou
5. comply with ::
voldoen aan
6. preserve ::
bewaar
7. store ::
winkel
8. breed ::
broei
9. look after ::
kyk na
10. keep secret ::
hou geheim
11. prevent ::
voorkom
12. keep open ::
oophou
13. maintain ::
handhaaf
14. observe ::
neem
15. hold on ::
hou op
16. restrain ::
toom
17. continue ::
aanhou
Noun
18. maintenance ::
onderhoud
19. livelihood ::
lewensbestaan
20. dungeon ::
put
21. hold ::
hou
Antonyms
1. break ::
breek
2. transgress ::
oortree
3. violate ::
oortree
Different Forms
keep, keeps
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You saw what they did
at your father\'s keep.

You saw what they did at your father's KEEP.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3


Keep calm! Keep calm!\0

Keep calm! Keep calm!

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 3


In Craster\'s Keep?

In Craster's Keep?

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5


that will ever
keep me from you.

that will ever KEEP me from you.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 8


Keep it.

Keep it.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 9


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