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2 definitions found
 for keep on
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  keep on
      v 1: allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a
           property or feature; "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"; "She retained her
           composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many
           washings" [syn: retain, continue, keep, keep on]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "keep on":
     abide, bide, carry on, cease not, continue, continue to be,
     defeat time, defy time, drag on, dwell, endure, exist, extend,
     go along, go on, hold, hold on, hold out, hold steady, jog on,
     keep, keep at, keep at it, keep busy, keep driving, keep going,
     keep moving, keep trying, keep up, last, last long, last out,
     linger, live, live on, live through, maintain, never cease,
     not accept compromise, peg away, perdure, perennate, persevere,
     persist, plug away, prevail, remain, run, run on, slog on,
     stagger on, stand, stay, stay on, subsist, survive, sustain, tarry,
     tide over, wear, wear well
  
  

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