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keep, donjon
n. a keep or other fortified tower in a castle; "The watcher stood on top of the donjon looking for attackers."
keep, hold
n. a cell in a jail or prison
bread and butter, sustenance, living, livelihood, keep, support
n. the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
keep
n. a game of marbles in which the players keep the marbles they have won
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keep, preserve
v. prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
maintain, keep, observe
v. stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"
maintain, keep
v. maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
hold back, keep back, keep, restrain
v. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
keep
v. have as a supply; "I always keep batteries in the freezer"; "keep food for a week in the pantry"; "She keeps a sixpack and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator"
have charge of, look after, keep
v. look after; be the keeper of; have charge of; "He keeps the shop when I am gone"
maintain, keep
v. maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"
keep
v. store or keep customarily; "Where do you keep your gardening tools?"
keep on, retain, continue, keep
v. allow to remain in a place or position; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the work going as long as we could"
keep back, hold back, restrain, keep
v. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
keep, celebrate, observe
v. behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
keep
v. raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard"; "he keeps bees"
keep
v. hold and prevent from leaving; "The student was kept after school"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
preserve, keep
v. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"
stay fresh, keep
v. fail to spoil or rot; "These potatoes keep for a long time"
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castle
n. a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
turret
n. a small tower extending above a building
cure
v. make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
leave behind, leave alone, leave
v. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
renew, regenerate
v. reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
dry out, dry
v. remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
efface, obliterate
v. remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
go along, persist in, go on, continue
v. keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
hold on, hang on, hang in, persist, persevere
v. be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
break off, pause suddenly
v. prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
drain, debilitate, enfeeble
v. make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"
drain
v. empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank"
ritualise, ritualize
v. make or evolve into a ritual; "The growing up of children has become ritualized in many cultures"
eternalise, eternalize, eternise, eternize, immortalise, immortalize
v. make famous forever; "This melody immortalized its composer"
suppress
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
deify
v. exalt to the position of a God; "the people deified their King"
make
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
ban
v. prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure; "Smoking is banned in this building"
take a firm stand, insist
v. be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
sanctify, hallow, bless, consecrate
v. render holy by means of religious rites
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
asseverate, maintain, assert
v. state categorically
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
contend, vie, compete
v. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
occupy, invade
v. march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
protect
v. shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
board
v. provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
give, feed
v. give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
feed
v. feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"
cater, ply, supply, provide
v. give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
cater, ply, supply, provide
v. give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
fulfil, fulfill, fill, satisfy, meet
v. fill or meet a want or need
smoke
v. inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes; "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?"
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
cohere
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
straiten
v. squeeze together
bar
v. secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"
stick
v. fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
tear
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
hold
v. take and maintain control over, often by violent means; "The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
exalt
v. raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
locomote, move, go, travel
v. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
run away
v. escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"
run away
v. escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"
run away
v. escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"
have got, hold, have
v. have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
possess, have, own
v. have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
take back, repossess
v. regain possession of something
finance
v. obtain or provide money for; "Can we finance the addition to our home?"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
recuperate, recoup, recover
v. regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"
pay off, redeem
v. pay off (loans or promissory notes)
conserve
v. preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"
sequester
v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered"
repossess, reclaim
v. claim back
regain, find
v. come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
give
v. proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"
give
v. proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"
bunk
v. provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
bunk
v. provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
bunk
v. provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
purvey, provision
v. supply with provisions
assert, insist
v. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
pull up stakes, depart, leave
v. remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
push
v. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
labour, labor
v. undergo the efforts of childbirth
keep down, reduce, subjugate, subdue, quash, repress
v. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
interfere
v. come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle; "Your talking interferes with my work!"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
police, patrol
v. maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
put away, gaol, put behind bars, immure, remand, jug, jail, lag, incarcerate, imprison
v. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
imprison
v. confine as if in a prison; "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
help
v. contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
back up, support
v. give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
room, board
v. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
room, board
v. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
room, board
v. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
endure, last
v. persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
be given, run, incline, lean, tend
v. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
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look
v. have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery"
keep back, withhold
v. hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
avoid
v. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
shelve
v. place on a shelf; "shelve books"
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change, shift, switch
v. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
criticise, criticize
v. act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
hold back, turn back, contain, stop, arrest, check
v. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
lose
v. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
permit, allow, let
v. make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
practice, commit
v. engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"
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