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 — (yourself) to often avoid other people. He kept to himself and remained a mystery to his neighbors …   New idioms dictionary

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

  • keep to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms keep to : present tense I/you/we/they keep to he/she/it keeps to present participle keeping to past tense kept to past participle kept to 1) keep something to something to prevent an amount or number from… …   English 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 — 1》 avoid leaving (a path, road, or place). 2》 adhere to (a schedule). 3》 observe (a promise). 4》 confine or restrict oneself to. → keep …   English new terms 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

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