keep (someone or something) going

Definition of keep (someone or something) going

  1. 1 :  to make (someone) able to continue doing something at a difficult time I don't know what keeps her going after all these years. Their grandson is the only thing keeping them going.

  2. 2 :  to cause (something) to continue to exist or function They tried everything they could think of to keep the business going. He kept the conversation going.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

goingplay
  1. :  an act or instance of going

    :  behavior, actions

    :  the condition of the ground (as for walking)

  1. :  working, moving

    :  living, existing

    :  current, prevailing


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