keep in

World English Dictionary
keep in
1.  (intr; also preposition) to stay indoors
2.  (tr) to restrain (an emotion); repress
3.  (tr) to detain (a schoolchild) after hours as a punishment
4.  (of a fire) to stay alight or to cause (a fire) to stay alight
5.  (tr, prep) to allow a constant supply of: her prize money kept her in new clothes for a year
6.  keep in with to maintain good relations with

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