Definition: 'Keep'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: keep

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Medieval castle terminology
  • Term used in medieval art and architecture
  • Term used in cricket
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Irregular Verb- Base Form
  • A verb describes an action or a state

Related Glossary Definitions:

Beat the keeper;  Goalkeeper;  Keep the ball in play;  Keeper

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Similar Words (using 'keep' as word stem):

Prefix + 'keep'

barkeep, bookkeep, gatekeep, goalkeep, hotelkeep, housekeep, miskeep, outkeep, peacekeep, poundkeep, safekeep, seakeep, stockkeep, storekeep, timekeep, upkeep,

'keep' + Suffix

keepable, keeper, keepers, keepership, keeping, keepings, keepnet, keepnets, keeps, keepsake, keepsakes,