Keeper may mean:
curatoras, for example, at the British Museum.
* In some sports, a player who protects a goal, also called a
wardenor Legal guardian.
zookeeperat a zoo.
* In the universe of "Doctor Who" the Keeper is a role in the government of the Traken Union introduced during the story
The Keeper of Trakenwho is able to maintain universal harmony within the union.
* In the universe of "Babylon 5", a Keeper is a parasitic creature employed by the Drakh to control other beings.
Keeper (novel)", a sports novel by Mal Peet.
Homeworld 2, Keepers are deadly destroyers built by the ancient Progenitors.
* In the
Thief (series)games, a Keeper is a member of a secret society who are charged with "keeping the balance" of power even within The City.
Keepers (Mass Effect), a fictional artificial species from the BioWare game Mass Effect.
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Keeper — Keep er, n. 1. One who, or that which, keeps; one who, or that which, holds or has possession of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. One who retains in custody; one who has the care of a prison and the charge of prisoners. [1913 Webster] 3. One who has… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Keeper — bezeichnet: einen Torwart Keeper ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Joe Keeper (1886 1971), kanadischer Langläufer Tina Keeper (* 1962), kanadische Schauspielerin, Politikerin und Sozialaktivistin Siehe auch: Barkeeper, Beruf in der… … Deutsch Wikipedia
keeper — keep‧er [ˈkiːpə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. someone whose job is to look after a particular place or area of work: • Warehouse keepers must keep daily records related to grain in storage. 2. informal MARKETING a product that a company decides to… … Financial and business terms
keeper — keep·er n: one that takes care of and often is legally responsible for something a dog s keeper a keeper of the property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. keeper … Law dictionary
keeper — c.1300 (late 13c. as a surname), one who has charge of some person or thing, warden, agent noun from KEEP (Cf. keep) (v.). Sense of one who carries on some business is from mid 15c. Sporting sense (originally cricket) is from 1744. Meaning… … Etymology dictionary
keeper — A custodian, manager, or superintendent who has care, custody or management of thing or place (SA Bankruptcy.com) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 … Glossary of Bankruptcy
Keeper — Keeper,der:⇨Torwart … Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme
keeper — [n] guardian archivist, attendant, caretaker, conservator, curator, custodian, defender, guard, jailer, lookout, overseer, protector, sentinel, sentry, steward, superintendent, supervisor, warden; concepts 414,423 … New thesaurus
keeper — ► NOUN 1) a person who manages or looks after something or someone. 2) a goalkeeper or wicketkeeper. 3) an object which protects or secures another. 4) a bar of soft iron placed across the poles of a horseshoe magnet to maintain its strength … English terms dictionary
keeper — [kēp′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that keeps; specif., a) a guard, as of prisoners or animals b) a guardian or protector c) Chiefly Brit. a curator d) a custodian; caretaker e) Brit. a gamekeeper f) … English World dictionary