How to say keep in Greek kip

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κρατώ, φυλάγω


to have for a very long or indefinite period of time

He gave me the picture to keep.

κρατώ, δε δίνω


not to give or throw away; to preserve

I kept the most interesting books; Can you keep a secret?

κρατώ, διατηρώ σε μια κατάσταση, τηρώ


to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position

I keep this gun loaded; How do you keep cool in this heat?; Will you keep me informed of what happens?



to go on (performing or repeating a certain action)

He kept walking.

κρατώ, διατηρώ


to have in store

I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.

φροντίζω, διατηρώ


to look after or care for

She keeps the garden beautifully; I think they keep hens.

διατηρούμαι σε καλή κατάσταση


to remain in good condition

That meat won't keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.

κρατώ, ενημερώνω (π.χ. ημερολόγιο, λογαριασμούς κτλ.)


to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc)

She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments; He kept the accounts for the club.

καθυστερώ κπ.


to hold back or delay

Sorry to keep you.

συντηρώ κπ., προμηθεύω τα απαραίτητα


to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone)

He has a wife and child to keep.

κρατώ, τηρώ έτσι όπως πρέπει


to act in the way demanded by

She kept her promise.

συντήρηση, έξοδα συντήρησης


food and lodging

She gives her mother money every week for her keep; Our cat really earns her keep; – she kills all the mice in the house.



to celebrate

to keep Christmas.

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