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

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

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  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

  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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