Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

keep to

Definition of keep to

  1. 1 :  to stay in or on (something) :  to not leave (something) <He kept to the house most of the time.> <She keeps to the main roads when she travels.>

  2. 2 :  to not go beyond (something) <He tried to keep to his budget.>

  3. 3 :  to act or behave in the way required by (something) :  to obey <Keep to the rules of the game.>

  4. 4 :  to not move away from or change (something) <I wish you'd just keep to the point.> <They kept to their story.>



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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up keep to? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!