keep company with
Definition of keep company with
: to spend time with (someone) He has been keeping company with a gang of known criminals. —usually used figuratively In her garden, roses keep company with lilies.
Word by Word Definitions
: to retain in one's possession or power
: to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing
: to have in control
: the means or provisions by which one is kept
: one that keeps or protects: such as
: fortress, castle
: association with another : fellowship
: companions, associates
: visitors, guests
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