What does keep on mean?

Definitions for keep on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retain, continue, keep, keep on(verb)

    allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature

    "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"


  1. keep on(Verb)

    persist or continue

  2. keep on(Verb)

    To remain in an existing position.


  1. Keep On

    Keep On is the third album from original Pop Idol winner Will Young. The album was released on November 21, 2005, debuting at #2 on the albums chart in the United Kingdom, as the album sold 107,318 copies in its first week. However, its biggest sales are 132,109, in its fifth week when the album registered at #13. This is also his first album not to go #1. It is however his second best-selling album. Keep On was released in two formats, CD and DualDisc. The Dual Disc contains the audio tracks on one side, and DVD content on the other, containing 25 minutes of exclusive footage.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of keep on in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of keep on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W. L. Bateman:

    If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you've always got.

  2. Alan Gayle:

    This market has been riding a wave of relief, but the good news has to keep on coming for this market to keep moving higher.

  3. Gwen Carr:

    The riots have been so beautiful, so nicely done, and peace is the message. We don't want any violence but keep on moving on.

  4. Nona Gaye:

    Right now I feel free, free from, honestly, from Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke's chains and what they tried to keep on us, and the lies that they told.

  5. Novak Djokovic:

    I physically feel very fit, i'm very motivated to keep on playing on a very high level. I'm going to try to use these years in front of me to fight for number one in the world and the biggest titles in the sport.

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