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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) keep

Synonyms: hold, keep Definition: a cell in a jail or prison

Hypernyms: cell, jail cell, prison cell Definition: a room where a prisoner is kept

Synonyms: keep, donjon, dungeon Definition: the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

Hypernyms: stronghold, fastness Definition: a strongly fortified defensive structure

Synonyms: bread and butter, livelihood, living, keep, support, sustenance Definition: the financial means whereby one lives Usage: each child was expected to pay for their keep; he applied to the state for support; he could no longer earn his own livelihood

Hypernyms: resource Definition: available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed

Synonyms for (verb) keep

Synonyms: keep, preserve Definition: prevent (food) from rotting Usage: preserved meats; keep potatoes fresh

Hypernyms: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Synonyms: keep, maintain Definition: maintain by writing regular records Usage: keep a diary; maintain a record; keep notes

Hypernyms: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: sustain, maintain, keep Definition: supply with necessities and support Usage: She alone sustained her family; The money will sustain our good cause; There's little to earn and many to keep

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: keep Definition: hold and prevent from leaving Usage: The student was kept after school

Hypernyms: detain, confine Definition: deprive of freedom; take into confinement

Synonyms: hold on, keep Definition: retain possession of Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: keep Definition: look after; be the keeper of; have charge of Usage: He keeps the shop when I am gone

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: keep, maintain Definition: maintain for use and service Usage: I keep a car in the countryside; She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: keep Definition: have as a supply Usage: I always keep batteries in the freezer; keep food for a week in the pantry; She keeps a sixpack and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator

Hypernyms: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms: keep Definition: store or keep customarily Usage: Where do you keep your gardening tools?

Hypernyms: store Definition: find a place for and put away for storage Usage: where should we stow the vegetables?; I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some

Synonyms: hold open, keep, keep open, save Definition: retain rights to Usage: keep my job for me while I give birth; keep my seat, please; keep open the possibility of a merger

Hypernyms: book, reserve, hold Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance Usage: reserve me a seat on a flight; The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family; please hold a table at Maxim's

Synonyms: continue, retain, keep, keep on Definition: allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature Usage: We cannot continue several servants any longer; She retains a lawyer; The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff; Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on; We kept the work going as long as we could; She retained her composure; this garment retains its shape even after many washings

Hypernyms: prolong, keep up, sustain Definition: lengthen or extend in duration or space Usage: We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible; prolong the treatment of the patient; keep up the good work

Synonyms: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool

Hypernyms: inhibit, suppress, bottle up Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

Synonyms: keep Definition: supply with room and board Usage: He is keeping three women in the guest cottage; keep boarders

Hypernyms: accommodate, lodge Definition: provide housing for Usage: We are lodging three foreign students this semester

Synonyms: keep Definition: raise Usage: She keeps a few chickens in the yard; he keeps bees

Hypernyms: produce, raise, grow, farm Definition: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques Usage: The Bordeaux region produces great red wines; They produce good ham in Parma; We grow wheat here; We raise hogs here

Synonyms: proceed, continue, keep, go along, go on Definition: continue a certain state, condition, or activity Usage: Keep on working!; We continued to work into the night; Keep smiling; We went on working until well past midnight

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: preserve, keep Definition: maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger Usage: May God keep you

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: keep, stay fresh Definition: fail to spoil or rot Usage: These potatoes keep for a long time

Hypernyms: remain, rest, stay Definition: stay the same; remain in a certain state Usage: The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it; rest assured; stay alone; He remained unmoved by her tears; The bad weather continued for another week