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  Words related to keep up

Related / Similar Words: keep abreast, follow, conserve, preserve, maintain, prolong, sustain

 

Definition:
  • prevent from going to bed at night; "The anticipation of the trip kept the children up all night"; "I kept myself up all night studying for the exam";
  • keep informed; "He kept up on his country''s foreign policies";
  • maintain a required pace or level; "He could not keep up and dropped out of the race";
  • keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the an;
  • lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work";

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    Hyponyms: keep step, keep pace, embalm, plastinate, hold the line, retain, continue, keep, keep on, keep going

     

    Grouped Verbs: trace, follow

     

    Entailments: compete, vie, contend

     

    Derivational Morphology: care, maintenance, upkeep, preservation, saving, conservation, upholder, maintainer, sustainer, sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction, perpetuation, lengthening

     

    Anagrams: upkeep

     

     
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