keep from


keep from
phr verb
Keep from is used with these nouns as the object: ↑harm

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  • keep from — ► keep from 1) cause (something) to stay out of. 2) cause (something) to remain a secret from. 3) avoid doing. 4) guard or protect (someone) from. Main Entry: ↑keep …   English terms dictionary

  • keep from — index conceal, deny (refuse to grant), deter, discourage, forbear, forgo, prevent, refrain …   Law dictionary

  • keep from — REFRAIN FROM, stop oneself, restrain oneself from, prevent oneself from, forbear from, avoid. → keep * * * keep from (or keep someone from) avoid (or cause someone to avoid) doing something Dinah bit her lips to keep from screaming | he could… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep from — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms keep from : present tense I/you/we/they keep from he/she/it keeps from present participle keeping from past tense kept from past participle kept from 1) keep someone/something from doing something to prevent… …   English dictionary

  • keep from — {v.}, {informal} To hold yourself back from; stop or prevent yourself from (doing something). * /Can you keep from repeating gossip?/ * /Jill can t keep from talking about her trip./ Usually used with can in the negative. * /You can t keep from… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep from — {v.}, {informal} To hold yourself back from; stop or prevent yourself from (doing something). * /Can you keep from repeating gossip?/ * /Jill can t keep from talking about her trip./ Usually used with can in the negative. * /You can t keep from… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ from — v informal To hold yourself back from; stop or prevent yourself from (doing something). Can you keep from repeating gossip? Jill can t keep from talking about her trip. Usually used with can in the negative. You can t keep from liking Jim.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep from — it s hard to keep from smoking Syn: refrain from, stop oneself, restrain oneself from, prevent oneself from, forbear from, avoid …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • keep from — prevent, refrain from I love ice cream and couldn t keep from eating three bowls …   Idioms and examples

  • keep from — Synonyms and related words: abstain, abstain from, anticipate, arrest, avert, avoid, bar, bosom, bridle, check, classify, conceal, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, curb, curtail, debar, decelerate, deflect, deter, discourage,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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