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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Keep v. i.
 1. To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide; to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.
 2. To last; to endure; to remain unimpaired.
    If the malt be not thoroughly dried, the ale it makes will not keep.   --Mortimer.
 3. To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell. [Now disused except locally or colloquially.]
    Knock at his study, where, they say, he keeps.   --Shak.
 4. To take care; to be solicitous; to watch. [Obs.]
    Keep that the lusts choke not the word of God that is in us.   --Tyndale.
 5. To be in session; as, school keeps to-day. [Colloq.]
 To keep from, to abstain or refrain from.
 To keep in with, to keep on good terms with; as, to keep in with an opponent.
 To keep on, to go forward; to proceed; to continue to advance.
 To keep to, to adhere strictly to; not to neglect or deviate from; as, to keep to old customs; to keep to a rule; to keep to one's word or promise.
 To keep up, to remain unsubdued; also, not to be confined to one's bed.