keep to
phrasal 1. a. to stay in b. to limit oneself to 2. to abide by

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keep to — index conform Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep to — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you keep to a rule, plan, or agreement, you do exactly what you are expected or supposed to do. [V P n] You ve got to keep to the speed limit... [V P n] He had been unable to keep to his schedule. Syn: stick to 2) PHRASAL VERB… …   English dictionary

  • keep to — phr verb Keep to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑agreement, ↑budget, ↑convention, ↑footpath, ↑forefront, ↑minimum, ↑path, ↑pavement, ↑plan, ↑schedule, ↑speed limit, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • keep to — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. adhere to, be devoted to, restrict oneself to, confine oneself to; see follow 2 , obey 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • To keep to — Keep Keep, v. i. 1. To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide; to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep to oneself — See: TO ONESELF(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep to oneself — See: TO ONESELF(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep to oneself — index conceal, hide Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep to sth — UK US keep to sth Phrasal Verb with keep({{}}/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept) ► to do what you have promised or planned to do: »I think we should keep to our original plan …   Financial and business terms

  • keep to oneself — verb a) To purposely avoid interaction with others. She preferred to keep to herself after her husband died. b) To refrain from telling or otherwise expressing. Then he fell to gabbling strange and dreadful things which were not clearly… …   Wiktionary

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