How to say keep in French kip

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garder

keep(verb)

to have for a very long or indefinite period of time

He gave me the picture to keep.

conserver, garder

keep(verb)

not to give or throw away; to preserve

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

garder, tenir

keep(verb)

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?

continuerà

keep(verb)

to go on (performing or repeating a certain action)

He kept walking.

garder

keep(verb)

to have in store

I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.

entretenir

keep(verb)

to look after or care for

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

se conserver, (se) garder

keep(verb)

to remain in good condition

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

tenir

keep(verb)

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.

retenir

keep(verb)

to hold back or delay

Sorry to keep you.

entretenir

keep(verb)

to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone)

He has a wife and child to keep.

tenir

keep(verb)

to act in the way demanded by

She kept her promise.

entretien, nourriture

keep(noun)

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.

fêter

keep(verb)

to celebrate

to keep Christmas.


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