maintain a required pace or level
"He could not keep up and dropped out of the race"
prolong, sustain, keep up(verb)
lengthen or extend in duration or space
"We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"
conserve, preserve, maintain, keep up(verb)
keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
"We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts"
keep up, keep abreast, follow(verb)
"He kept up on his country's foreign policies"
prevent from going to bed at night
"The anticipation of the trip kept the children up all night"; "I kept myself up all night studying for the exam"
To maintain; to preserve; to prevent from deteriorating.
To continue with (work, etc).
To stay even or ahead.
To ensure that one remains well-informed about something
The numerical value of keep up in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of keep up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.
Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.
I ’m so excited, i ’m going to try to keep up on that car, keep it as long as I can.
No one has yet computed how many imaginary triumphs are silently celebrated by people each year to keep up their courage.
In mature markets we aim to keep up with GDP growth and in emerging markets we would like to keep up with insurance premium growth.
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