keep+apart

  • 1 keep apart — index dichotomize, dissociate, estrange, insulate, isolate, part (separate), seclude, separate …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 keep apart — verb set apart from others The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on • Syn: ↑sequester, ↑sequestrate, ↑set apart, ↑isolate • Hypernyms: ↑separate, ↑disunite, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 keep apart — segregate oneself, keep away, keep at a distance …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 keep away — keep apart, hold at a distance, stay away from, do not come near …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 apart — apartness, n. /euh pahrt /, adv. 1. into pieces or parts; to pieces: to take a watch apart; an old barn falling apart from decay. 2. separately in place, time, motion, etc.: New York and Tokyo are thousands of miles apart. Our birthdays are three …

    Universalium

  • 6 apart — a•part [[t]əˈpɑrt[/t]] adv. 1) into pieces or parts; to pieces: to take a watch apart; falling apart from decay[/ex] 2) separated or away from in place, time, or motion: The cities are thousands of miles apart[/ex] 3) to or at one side, with… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 apart — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French a part, literally, to one side Date: 14th century 1. a. at a little distance < tried to keep apart from the family squabbles > b. away from one another in space or time < towns 20 miles apart …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 Apart Punta Blanca — (La Lucila del Mar,Аргентина) Категория отеля: Адрес: Belgrano 20 , 7112 La Luci …

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  • 9 keep — The construction keep + object + from + ing verb is idiomatic in current English: • His hands held flat over his ears as if to keep his whole head from flying apart Martin Amis, 1978. The intransitive use of keep + from + ing verb is recorded in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 keep in touch — If you keep in touch with someone, you keep communicating with them even though you may live far apart …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 11 keep one's distance — keep oneself apart, hold oneself at a distance, keep oneself away, stay away …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 apart — a|part W1S3 [əˈpa:t US a:rt] adv, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not close/touching)¦ 2¦(in different pieces)¦ 3¦(separate)¦ 4¦(not at same time)¦ 5¦(people)¦ 6 fall apart 7 be torn apart 8 be worlds/poles apart 9 grow/drift apart …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 apart — adverb, adjective 1 DISTANCE if things are apart, they have an amount of space between them: Joel stood apart from the group, frowning. | two miles/six feet etc apart: The two villages are 6 kilometres apart. 2 TIME two hours/six weeks etc apart… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 keep — Synonyms and related words: POW camp, TLC, abide, abide by, abstain, accede to, accommodate, accommodation, accommodations, accumulate, acknowledge, acropolis, act up to, adhere to, administer Communion, afford, afford support, agree to, aliment …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 keep back — Synonyms and related words: abstain, arrest, backpedal, backwater, block, bosom, bottle up, brake, bridle, check, classify, clip the wings, conceal, confine, conserve, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, countercheck, curb, curtail, dam… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 apart — I [[t]əpɑ͟ː(r)t[/t]] POSITIONS AND STATES ♦♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, apart is used in phrasal verbs such as grow apart and take apart .) 1) ADV: ADV after v, oft ADV from n When people or things are apart, they are some distance… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 keep — keep1 [ kip ] (past tense and past participle kept [ kept ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 stay in state/position ▸ 2 (make) continue/repeat ▸ 3 continue to have ▸ 4 store ▸ 5 (make) stay within limit ▸ 6 do what you said ▸ 7 provide money for ▸ 8 take care of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 keep — I UK [kiːp] / US [kɪp] verb Word forms keep : present tense I/you/we/they keep he/she/it keeps present participle keeping past tense kept UK [kept] / US past participle kept *** 1) a) [intransitive] to stay in a state, position, or place without… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 keep to — 1 I ve got to keep to the rules: OBEY, abide by, observe, follow, comply with, adhere to, respect, keep, stick to, be bound by. 2 keep to the path: FOLLOW, stick …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 apart — adv. 1 separately; not together (keep your feet apart). 2 into pieces (came apart in my hands). 3 a to or on one side. b out of consideration (placed after noun : joking apart). 4 to or at a distance. Phrases and idioms: apart from 1 excepting;… …

    Useful english dictionary


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