Definitions For Keep


  • A cell in a jail or prison
  • The main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
  • The financial means whereby one lives
  • The strongest part of a castle built in the Middle Ages


  • Prevent (food) from rotting
  • Prevent the action or expression of
  • Stick to correctly or closely
  • Maintain by writing regular records
  • Supply with necessities and support
  • Hold and prevent from leaving
  • Retain possession of
  • Look after; be the keeper of; have charge of
  • Maintain for use and service
  • Have as a supply
  • Store or keep customarily
  • Retain rights to
  • Allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  • Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
  • Behave as expected during of holidays or rites
  • Conform one's action or practice to
  • Supply with room and board
  • Raise
  • Cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., keep clean'
  • Continue a certain state, condition, or activity
  • Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
  • Fail to spoil or rot
  • To continue having or holding (something) : to not return, lose, sell, give away, or throw away (something)
  • To continue in a specified state, condition, or position
  • To cause (someone or something) to continue in a specified state, condition, or position

Is Keep a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Keep is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Keep in a Sentence

  • She's going to keep the money she found.
  • I can't decide whether to sell my old car or keep it for another year.
  • While the company laid off some employees, others had hopes of keeping their jobs.
  • The keep of the stable is mainly left to the two equine-loving daughters

Synonyms for Keep

Antonyms for Keep

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