keep = guardar verb

keep = torreón noun

1keep

/ˈkiːp/ verb
verb
kept, keeping

Spanish Translation of KEEP

transitive verb
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retain : guardar, conservar, quedarse con
do you want to keep these papers?¿quieres guardar estos papeles?
he kept the moneyse quedó con el dinero
to keep one's coolmantener la calma
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: mantener
keep me informedmantenme informado
she keeps herself fitse mantiene en forma
he kept his coat onse quedó con el abrigo puesto
to keep something a secretmantener algo en secreto
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detain : retener, detener
I won't keep you any longerno te entretengo más
what kept you?¿por qué tardaste?
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(with a present participle)
don't keep her waitingno la hagas esperar
he kept the company goingmantuvo la compañía a flote
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: cumplir (su palabra), acudir a (una cita)
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preserve : guardar
to keep a secretguardar un secreto
he kept it to himselfno se lo contó a nadie
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hide : ocultar
he kept it from herse lo ocultó, no se lo dijo
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observe : observar (una fiesta)
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: llevar, escribir (un diario, etc.)
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support : mantener (una familia)
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raise : criar (animales)
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: mantener (a un amante)
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to keep after (school) : hacer quedar después de clase
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to keep back : no dejar acercarse a
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to keep back : hacer repetir un año (a un estudiante)
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to keep back hide, repress : ocultar, retener
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to keep company : hacerle compañía a
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to keep company with : andar en compañía de
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to keep down : mantener bajo
to keep prices downmantener los precios bajos
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to keep down : retener (en el estómago)
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to keep in : no dejar salir
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to keep it down : no hacer tanto ruido
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to keep in contain : contener
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to keep off : no dejar pisar, tocar, etc.
keep the dog off the sofano dejes que el perro se suba al sofá
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to keep off : hacer evitar (un tema)
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to keep weight off
he has kept the weight offha mantenido el peso (tras adelgazar)
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to keep on : mantener (a un empleado) en el puesto
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to keep out block : no dejar pasar
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to keep up continue : seguir con
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to keep up maintain : mantener
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to keep up one's end of something : cumplir (con) su parte de algo
intransitive verb
1
remain, stay : mantener
to keep quietmantener silencio
to keep stillestarse quieto
to keep calmmantener la calma
she likes to keep busyle gusta estar ocupada
2
: conservarse (dícese de los alimentos)
the soup will keep for a weekla sopa se conserva una semana
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(with a present participle) or to keep on continue : seguir, no dejar de
keep going straightsigue todo recto
he keeps on pestering usno deja de molestarnos
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to keep after nag : estarle encima a
he kept after me to quit smokingme estaba encima para que deje de fumar
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to keep at it persist : seguir dándole
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to keep back : no acercarse
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to keep down : no levantarse
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to keep from : abstenerse de
I couldn't keep from laughingno pude contener la risa
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to keep off : no pisar (el césped, etc.)
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to keep off avoid : evitar (un tema)
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to keep on continue : seguir, continuar
the rain kept onseguía lloviendo
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to keep out (of) : no entrar (en)
the sign says “keep out”el letrero dice “prohibido el paso”
to keep out of an argumentno meterse en una discusión
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to keep to : no apartarse de (un camino, etc.), quedarse dentro de (una casa, etc.)
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to keep to : ceñirse a (las reglas, un tema, etc.)
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to keep to oneself : ser muy reservado
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to keep up continue : seguir, continuar
the rain kept upseguía lloviendo
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to keep up : mantenerse al tanto/corriente (de las noticias, etc.)
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to keep up (with) : seguir/mantener el ritmo (de)
I can't keep up (with him)no puedo seguir su ritmo, no puedo seguirle el ritmo
to keep up with the Jonesesno ser menos que el vecino
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to keep up with someone : mantener contacto con alguien

2keep

noun
noun

Spanish Translation of KEEP

1
tower : torreón masculine (de un castillo), torre feminine del homenaje
2
sustenance : manutención feminine, sustento masculine
3
for keeps : para siempre

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