keep still


keep still
v. remain still, keep calm without motion

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep — keep1 [ kip ] (past tense and past participle kept [ kept ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 stay in state/position ▸ 2 (make) continue/repeat ▸ 3 continue to have ▸ 4 store ▸ 5 (make) stay within limit ▸ 6 do what you said ▸ 7 provide money for ▸ 8 take care of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • keep — 1 /ki:p/ verb past tense and past participle kept /kept/ 1 NOT GIVE BACK (T) to have something and not need to give it back: You can keep it. I don t need it. | Try it for a week and we guarantee you ll want to keep it. 2 NOT LOSE (T) to continue …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • still — 1 /stIl/ adverb 1 up to a particular point in time and continuing at that moment: Do you still play tennis? | With 30 minutes still to go, neither team had scored. 2 in spite of what has just been said or done: Clare didn t do much work, but she… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • keep quiet — Synonyms and related words: abide, be mute, be silent, be still, coast, forswear speech, freeze, keep mum, keep silent, keep still, lie still, make no sign, mark time, not breathe, not stir, play dumb, remain, remain motionless, repose, rest, say …   Moby Thesaurus

  • keep — keep1 W1S1 [ki:p] v past tense and past participle kept [kept] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not change)¦ 2¦(continue doing something)¦ 3¦(not give back)¦ 4¦(not lose)¦ 5¦(store something)¦ 6¦(make somebody stay in a place)¦ 7¦(delay somebody)¦ 8¦(do what you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • keep — I UK [kiːp] / US [kɪp] verb Word forms keep : present tense I/you/we/they keep he/she/it keeps present participle keeping past tense kept UK [kept] / US past participle kept *** 1) a) [intransitive] to stay in a state, position, or place without… …   English dictionary

  • keep*/*/*/ — [kiːp] (past tense and past participle kept [kept] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to stay in a state, position, or place without changing or moving, or to make someone or something do this Keep still while I brush your hair.[/ex] People kept quiet because… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • still — still1 W1S1 [stıl] adv 1.) up to a particular point in time and continuing at that moment ▪ I still haven t finished painting the spare room. ▪ Do you still have Julie s phone number? see usage note ↑yet1 2.) in spite of what has just been said… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • still — still1 /stil/, adj., stiller, stillest, n., adv., conj., v. adj. 1. remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary: to stand still. 2. free from sound or noise, as a place or persons; silent: to keep still about a matter. 3. subdued or low …   Universalium

  • keep —   Mālama, pa a. See ex., bless.    ♦ To keep away, ho omamamao, ho ē ē, ho okā oko a.    ♦ To keep on doing, ho omau, oia, noke, kakano.    ♦ To keep the Sabbath, mālama Lā Kāpaki.    ♦ To keep sorcery bundles, mālama pū olo.    ♦ Keep out, kapu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary


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