keep+company+with

  • 1 keep company with — keep company (with (someone)) 1. to be connected with someone. There are rumors that the singer keeps company with some very dangerous criminals. 2. to spend time together in a romantic relationship. They ve been keeping company for a year and… …

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  • 2 keep company with — ► keep company with associate with habitually. Main Entry: ↑company …

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  • 3 keep company with — index accompany Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 keep company with — associate with habitually we don t especially care for the people he s been keeping company with ■ have a social or romantic relationship with; date are you keeping company with anyone special these days? …

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  • 5 keep company with —    to have a sexual relationship with    Literally, to accompany whence, in standard English, to court:     Their sweethearts or husbands have been keepin company with someone else. (Emerson, 1890)    See also company1 …

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  • 6 keep company with — associate with habitually. → company …

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  • 7 keep company with —  Be very friendly with (one of opp. sex) …

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  • 8 keep company with someone — keep company (with (someone)) 1. to be connected with someone. There are rumors that the singer keeps company with some very dangerous criminals. 2. to spend time together in a romantic relationship. They ve been keeping company for a year and… …

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  • 9 keep company with someone — phrase to spend time with someone Thesaurus: to spend time with friendssynonym Main entry: company …

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  • 10 keep company with someone — to spend time with someone …

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  • 11 To keep company with — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 12 To keep company with — Company Com pa*ny (k[u^]m p[.a]*n[y^]), n.; pl. {Companies} (k[u^]m p[.a]*n[i^]z). [F. compagnie, fr. OF. compaing. See {Companion}.] 1. The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society;… …

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  • 13 keep faith with — (something/someone) formal to continue to support an idea or person, especially by doing what you promised to do. Has the company kept faith with its promise to invest in training? …

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  • 14 keep company — (with (someone)) 1. to be connected with someone. There are rumors that the singer keeps company with some very dangerous criminals. 2. to spend time together in a romantic relationship. They ve been keeping company for a year and plan to marry… …

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  • 15 keep company — verb be a companion to somebody (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑company, ↑companion, ↑accompany • Derivationally related forms: ↑accompaniment (for: ↑accompany), ↑ …

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  • 16 keep pace (with somebody) — keep ˈpace (with sb/sth) idiom to move, increase, change, etc. at the same speed as sb/sth • She found it hard to keep pace with him as he strode off. • Until now, wage increases have always kept pace with inflation. • The company is struggling… …

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  • 17 keep pace (with something) — keep ˈpace (with sb/sth) idiom to move, increase, change, etc. at the same speed as sb/sth • She found it hard to keep pace with him as he strode off. • Until now, wage increases have always kept pace with inflation. • The company is struggling… …

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  • 18 keep faith with something — keep faith with (something/someone) formal to continue to support an idea or person, especially by doing what you promised to do. Has the company kept faith with its promise to invest in training? …

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  • 19 keep faith with someone — keep faith with (something/someone) formal to continue to support an idea or person, especially by doing what you promised to do. Has the company kept faith with its promise to invest in training? …

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  • 20 keep company — {v. phr.} 1. To stay or go along with (someone) so that he will not be lonely to visit with (someone). * /John kept Andy company while his parents went to the movies./ * /I ll go shopping with you just to keep you company./ 2. To go places… …

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