keeps

The word “keeps” has 1 syllable: keeps.

It's pronounced as /kiːps/.


What is synonym and antonym for keeps?

In the thesaurus, “keeps” has 57 synonyms and 32 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for keeps along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for keeps

  • block
  • carry
  • celebrates
  • check
  • commemorates
  • completes
  • conduct
  • conducts
  • contains
  • continue
  • control
  • controls
  • curbs
  • defends
  • delay
  • enjoy
  • fulfills
  • fulfils
  • governs
  • handles
  • have
  • hold
  • holds
  • limit
  • maintain
  • maintains
  • manage
  • manages
  • operate
  • operates
  • oversees
  • perform
  • place
  • possesses
  • preserve
  • preserves
  • protect
  • protects
  • put
  • regulates
  • restrains
  • retain
  • retains
  • run
  • runs
  • satisfies
  • save
  • saves
  • stop
  • store
  • stores
  • supervises
  • support
  • supports
  • suppresses
  • sustain
  • tends

Antonyms for keeps

  • abandons
  • advance
  • allow
  • assails
  • assaults
  • attacks
  • bombards
  • breaks
  • contributes
  • displace
  • drops
  • expedite
  • fail
  • gives
  • gives up
  • hurt
  • ignores
  • let go
  • let happen
  • lose
  • loses
  • neglect
  • releases
  • relinquishes
  • remove
  • squander
  • surrenders
  • transgresses
  • violates
  • want
  • waste
  • yields

Meanings of keeps

  • noun
    1. The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls.
    2. The food or money required to keep someone alive and healthy; one's support, maintenance.
    3. The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge; notice.
    4. The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition; case.
    5. That which is kept in charge; a charge.
    6. A cap for holding something, such as a journal box, in place.
    7. Keeping.
  • verb
    1. To continue in (a course or mode of action); not to intermit or fall from; to uphold or maintain.
    2. (heading) To hold the status of something.
    3. (heading) To hold or be held in a state.
    4. To wait for, keep watch for.
    5. To act as wicket-keeper.
    6. To take care; to be solicitous; to watch.
    7. To be in session; to take place.
    8. To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from or violate.
    9. (by extension) To visit (a place) often; to frequent.
    10. To observe or celebrate (a holiday).

Example Sentences

  • She keeps her room meticulously organized.
  • The athlete keeps pushing himself to achieve new records.
  • He always keeps his promises to his friends.
  • The chef keeps experimenting with new flavors in the kitchen.
  • The teacher keeps inspiring her students with creative assignments.

On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to keeps, such as: abandons, advance, allow, assails, assaults, attacks, block.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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abides by

  • defends
  • follows
  • fulfills
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  • makes good
  • meets
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  • satisfies
  • stands by

maintains

  • advocate
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palm

  • appendage
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  • brush
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  • citation
  • crown
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  • detain
  • enjoy
  • feel
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  • keep
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  • stash
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  • strike
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  • swipe
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  • victory
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  • wish
  • wreath

takes care of

  • accomplish
  • achieve
  • administer
  • aid
  • alter
  • atone
  • attain
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  • back
  • beat
  • beat up
  • benefit
  • blank
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  • clobber
  • commit
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  • construct
  • continue
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  • control
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  • corrupt
  • cradle
  • create
  • crush
  • cultivate
  • deal with
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  • direct
  • disburse
  • dispose of
  • do
  • does for
  • dominate
  • drub
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  • encourage
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  • entertain
  • entice
  • equip
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  • expedite
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  • feed
  • finance
  • finish
  • fit
  • focus on
  • form
  • formulate
  • furnish
  • give
  • govern
  • grant
  • guard
  • guide
  • handle
  • harbor
  • hasten
  • head
  • help
  • hide
  • hoard
  • honor
  • implement
  • inspect
  • keep
  • keep an eye on
  • keeps
  • knock out
  • lacerate
  • lead
  • lodge
  • look after
  • looks after
  • looks to
  • maintain
  • manage
  • manages
  • meet
  • molest
  • mug
  • nourish
  • nurses
  • offer
  • operate
  • outclass
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  • outshine
  • overcome
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  • oversees
  • overwhelm
  • own
  • pamper
  • pay
  • pay off
  • perform
  • polish off
  • prepare
  • present
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  • produce
  • promote
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  • protect
  • provide
  • provision
  • pull off
  • pummel
  • reach
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  • recoup
  • refine
  • refund
  • regulate
  • reimburse
  • reinforce
  • renew
  • repay
  • retain
  • reward
  • rough up
  • rout
  • run
  • safeguard
  • satiate
  • satisfy
  • score
  • seduce
  • sees after
  • sees to
  • serve
  • set up
  • settle
  • shield
  • smash
  • speed
  • spoil
  • subdue
  • supervise
  • supervises
  • supply
  • support
  • supports
  • surpass
  • surround
  • sustain
  • take in
  • take over
  • tempt
  • tends
  • terminate
  • thrash
  • tickle
  • train
  • trample
  • transform
  • treat
  • trounce
  • try
  • uphold
  • use
  • vaccinate
  • vanquish
  • wait
  • waits upon
  • watch
  • watches
  • win

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