Detailed Translations for keep from English to Dutch


to keep verb (keeps, kept, keeping)

  1. to keep (conserve; preserve)
    behouden; bewaren; conserveren
    • behouden verb (behoud, behoudt, behield, behielden, behouden)
    • bewaren verb (bewaar, bewaart, bewaarde, bewaarden, bewaard)
    • conserveren verb (conserveer, conserveert, conserveerde, conserveerden, geconserveerd)
  2. to keep (don't let go of; retain; hold)
    vasthouden; niet laten gaan
  3. to keep
    erbij houden
    • erbij houden verb (houd erbij, houdt erbij, hield erbij, hielden erbij, erbij gehouden)
  4. to keep (can; preserve; tin)
    inmaken; inblikken; in blik conserveren

Conjugations for keep:

  1. keep
  2. keep
  3. keeps
  4. keep
  5. keep
  6. keep
simple past
  1. kept
  2. kept
  3. kept
  4. kept
  5. kept
  6. kept
present perfect
  1. have kept
  2. have kept
  3. has kept
  4. have kept
  5. have kept
  6. have kept
past continuous
  1. was keeping
  2. were keeping
  3. was keeping
  4. were keeping
  5. were keeping
  6. were keeping
  1. shall keep
  2. will keep
  3. will keep
  4. shall keep
  5. will keep
  6. will keep
continuous present
  1. am keeping
  2. are keeping
  3. is keeping
  4. are keeping
  5. are keeping
  6. are keeping
  1. be kept
  2. be kept
  3. be kept
  4. be kept
  5. be kept
  6. be kept
  1. keep!
  2. let's keep!
  3. kept
  4. keeping
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for keep:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bewaren saving; storing
vasthouden holding; preserving
- bread and butter; donjon; dungeon; hold; livelihood; living; support; sustenance
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
behouden conserve; keep; preserve guard; keep up; maintain; protect; provide for; put aside; put away; reserve; retain; set aside; shield; support
bewaren conserve; keep; preserve archivate; document; file; guard from; lay aside; lay up; organise; organize; preserve; put away; put up; save; secure; shield; stock; store
conserveren conserve; keep; preserve conserve; keep up; maintain; pickle; preserve; protect; save
erbij houden keep
in blik conserveren can; keep; preserve; tin
inblikken can; keep; preserve; tin
inmaken can; keep; preserve; tin bottle; can; do in; outclass by far; pickle; salt; souse; tin
niet laten gaan don't let go of; hold; keep; retain
vasthouden don't let go of; hold; keep; retain clamp; detain; gag; oppress
- celebrate; continue; go along; go on; hold; hold back; hold on; hold open; keep back; keep on; keep open; maintain; observe; preserve; prevent; proceed; restrain; retain; save; stay fresh; sustain
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- feed; support

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Related Definitions for "keep":

  1. a cell in a jail or prison1
  2. the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress1
  3. the financial means whereby one lives1
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep1
  4. prevent (food) from rotting1
    • keep potatoes fresh1
  5. stick to correctly or closely1
    • The pianist kept time with the metronome1
    • keep count1
    • I cannot keep track of all my employees1
  6. maintain by writing regular records1
    • keep a diary1
    • keep notes1
  7. supply with necessities and support1
    • There's little to earn and many to keep1
  8. hold and prevent from leaving1
    • The student was kept after school1
  9. retain possession of1
    • Can I keep my old stuffed animals?1
    • She kept her maiden name after she married1
  10. look after; be the keeper of; have charge of1
    • He keeps the shop when I am gone1
  11. maintain for use and service1
    • I keep a car in the countryside1
    • She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips1
  12. have as a supply1
    • I always keep batteries in the freezer1
    • keep food for a week in the pantry1
    • She keeps a sixpack and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator1
  13. store or keep customarily1
    • Where do you keep your gardening tools?1
  14. retain rights to1
    • keep my job for me while I give birth1
    • keep my seat, please1
  15. allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature1
    • The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff1
    • Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on1
    • We kept the work going as long as we could1
  16. keep under control; keep in check1
    • keep your cool1
  17. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state1
    • His snoring kept me from falling asleep1
  18. behave as expected during of holidays or rites1
  19. conform one's action or practice to1
    • keep appointments1
    • she never keeps her promises1
    • We kept to the original conditions of the contract1
  20. supply with room and board1
    • He is keeping three women in the guest cottage1
    • keep boarders1
  21. raise1
    • She keeps a few chickens in the yard1
    • he keeps bees1
  22. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,1
    • keep clean1
    • The students keep me on my toes1
  23. continue a certain state, condition, or activity1
  24. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger1
    • May God keep you1
  25. fail to spoil or rot1
    • These potatoes keep for a long time1

Wiktionary Translations for keep:

  1. to remain in, to be confined to
  2. to maintain the condition of; to preserve
  3. to maintain possession of
  1. ervoor zorgen dat iets niet verloren raakt
  2. voortduren, doorgaan
  3. niet laten varen, het bezit ervan niet verliezen

Cross Translation:
keep bewaren; behartigen; handhaven; bergen; behouden; vrijwaren; waarnemen gaumen — (transitiv), Schweiz: nicht antasten lassen, schützen, verteidigen
keep nakomen; naleven; uitvoeren; verrichten; vervullen; voltrekken accomplirachever entièrement.
keep behouden; bergen; bewaren; conserveren; onderhouden; overhouden conservermaintenir en bon état, apporter le soin nécessaire pour empêcher qu’une chose ne se gâter, ne dépérir.
keep doorgaan; verder gaan met; vervolgen; voortgaan; voortzetten; aanhouden; beklijven; duren; standhouden; voortduren; blijven continuerpoursuivre ce qui commencer.
keep aantekenen; boeken; registreren; vastleggen enregistrermettre, écrire quelque chose sur un registre, ou seulement en prendre note.
keep dragen; schoren; steunen; ondersteunen; ruggesteunen; schragen; behouden; bergen; bewaren; conserveren; handhaven; onderhouden; overhouden; doorgaan; verder gaan met; vervolgen; voortgaan; voortzetten maintenirtenir ferme et fixe.
keep gadeslaan; observeren; toekijken; toezien; waarnemen observer — Traductions à trier suivant le sens
keep behoeden; beschermen; bewaken; bewaren; de wacht hebben; hoeden; waken over protégerprendre la défense de quelqu’un, de quelque chose ; prêter secours et appui.
keep blijven; overblijven; resten; resteren; toeven; verblijven restercontinuer d’être à un endroit ou dans un état.
keep behouden; bergen; redden sauvergarantir, préserver, tirer du péril, mettre en sûreté.
keep nauwer aanhalen; opwinden; spannen; strekken; uitrekken; dringen; drukken; knellen; persen; pressen; aandrukken; bijschuiven; insluiten; opsluiten; wegbergen; wegsluiten; bergen; opbergen; aaneensluiten; binden; verdichten serrer — Renfermer, ranger, mettre en lieu sûr, à l’abri. (Sens général).
keep houden; bijhouden; vasthouden tenir — Avoir en main, entre les bras, de manière à ne pas laisser aller.
keep beuren; heffen; ophalen; oprichten; tillen; verheffen; fokken; opfokken élever — Traductions à trier suivant le sens

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