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keep company

Definition of keep company

  1. :  to go together as frequent companions or in courtship <After marriage they could look back with pleasure on the time they were keeping company.>



Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. : :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    : :  one that keeps or protects: as

companyplay
  1. :  association with another :  fellowship

    :  companions, associates

    :  visitors, guests

  1. :  accompany

    :  associate


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