Definitions for keep up

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. keep up(verb)

    maintain a required pace or level

    "He could not keep up and dropped out of the race"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. keep up, keep abreast, follow(verb)

    keep informed

    "He kept up on his country's foreign policies"

  5. keep up(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. keep up(Verb)

    To maintain; to preserve; to prevent from deteriorating.

  2. keep up(Verb)

    To continue with (work, etc).

  3. keep up(Verb)

    To stay even or ahead.

  4. keep up(Verb)

    To ensure that one remains well-informed about something


Translations for keep up

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • mithalten, Schritt haltenGerman
  • mantener, seguir, ir al paso, conservar, mantener el ritmo, continuarSpanish
  • pysyä mukana, jatkaa, ylläpitääFinnish
  • maintenir, continuer, conserverFrench
  • mantenere, conservare, continuareItalian

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