What does keep out mean?

Definitions for keep out

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word keep out.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclude, keep out, shut out, shut(verb)

    prevent from entering; shut out

    "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"

  2. keep out(verb)

    remain outside


  1. keep out(Verb)

    To refrain from entering a place or condition.

  2. keep out(Verb)

    To restrain someone or something from entering a place or condition.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of keep out in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Italian Proverb:

    The best armor is to keep out of range.

  2. Jessica Wu:

    Your cuticles help seal the nail and keep out bacteria and fungus.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.

  4. Aristotle:

    In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    We see greater polarization, more frequent gridlock; movements on the far right, and sometimes the left, that insist on stopping the trade that binds our fates to other nations, calling for the building of walls to keep out immigrants.

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