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How to sign: celebrate, as of holidays or rites
"Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur";
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";
See also: keep out, delay, keep down, live on, sustain, stand firm, shut out, keep up, hold back, survive, keep off, keep in, keep apart, stay off, last, hold out, exclude, set apart, arrest, prolong, withstand, keep up, sequestrate, keep off, resist, live, isolate, detain, hold over, shut, hold up, endure, avoid, turn back, hold out, sequester, hold up, number, contain, stop, go, check
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";