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keep

How to sign: celebrate, as of holidays or rites
"Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur";

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Similiar / Same: celebrate, observe

Within this category: commemorate, mourn, solemnize

keep

How to sign: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
"hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes";

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See also: survive, keep off, keep in, keep apart, stay off, keep out, delay, keep down, live on, sustain, stand firm, shut out, keep up, hold back, keep off, resist, last, hold out, exclude, set apart, arrest, prolong, withstand, keep up, sequestrate, endure, live, isolate, detain, hold over, shut, hold up, turn back, avoid, hold up, hold out, sequester, number, contain, stop, go, check

Similiar / Same: maintain, hold

Within this category: pressurize, continue, hold over, conserve, preserve, distance, housekeep

keep

How to sign: retain rights to
"keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger";

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Similiar / Same: keep open, hold open, save

Categories: reserve, hold, book

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