Definitions for keep from

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word keep from

Wiktionary

  1. keep from(Verb)

    To prevent or restrain (oneself or another); refrain or cause refrain.

  2. keep from(Verb)

    To protect or preserve from.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    I cannot keep from talking, even at the risk of being instructive.

  2. Ernest Hemingway:

    The only thing that can spoil a day is people and if you can keep from making engagements, every day has no limits.

  3. Indian Proverb:

    Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.

  4. Indian Proverb:

    Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

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