keep = cumplir verb

keep = torreón noun

1keep

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 money se quedó con el dinero to keep one's cool mantener la calma
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: mantener keep me informed mantenme informado she keeps herself fit se mantiene en forma he kept his coat on se quedó con el abrigo puesto to keep something a secret mantener algo en secreto
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detain : retener, detener I won't keep you any longer no te entretengo más what kept you? ¿por qué tardaste?
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(with a present participle) don't keep her waiting no la hagas esperar he kept the company going mantuvo la compañía a flote
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: cumplir (su palabra), acudir a (una cita)
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preserve: guardar to keep a secret guardar un secreto he kept it to himself no se lo contó a nadie
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hide: ocultar he kept it from her se 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 down mantener 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 sofa no 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 off ha 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
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remain, stay: mantener to keep quiet mantener silencio to keep still estarse quieto to keep calm mantener la calma she likes to keep busy le gusta estar ocupada
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: conservarse (dícese de los alimentos) the soup will keep for a week la sopa se conserva una semana
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or to keep on (with a present participle) continue: seguir, no dejar de keep going straight sigue todo recto he keeps on pestering us no deja de molestarnos
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to keep after nag: estarle encima a he kept after me to quit smoking me 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 laughing no 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 on seguía 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 argument no 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 up seguía lloviendo
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to keep up : mantenerse al corriente he kept up with the news se mantenía al tanto de las noticias
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to keep up with someone : mantener contacto con alguien

2keep

noun

Spanish Translation of KEEP

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

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