What does keep away mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keep away(verb)

    prevent from coming close

    "I tried to keep the child away from the pool"


  1. keep away(Verb)

    To refrain or prevent from coming (near).


  1. Keep Away

    Keep Away, also called Monkey in the Middle, Piggy in the Middle, Pickle in a Dish, or Pickle in the Middle, is a children's game in which two or more players must pass a ball to one another, while a player in the middle attempts to intercept it. The game could be considered a reverse form of dodgeball, because instead of trying to hit people in the middle with the ball, players attempt to keep the ball away from them.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of keep away in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of keep away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions…

  2. Mark Twain:

    Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A most effective way for a person to keep away the stress from own life is to have around oneself always people very less and never those who are infatuated to own facial looks and/or dress.

  4. Gery K.:

    I've found that showing your true intentions and saying what really is on your mind might get you hurt by others. While playing with your cards face down bluffing to keep away from harm, you might hurt yourself in unknown ways in the long run.

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