keep one's temper

Definition of keep one's temper

  1. :  to remain calm :  to not become angry, begin shouting, etc. He was upset but kept his temper.

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. :  to dilute, qualify, or soften by the addition or influence of something else :  moderate

    :  to exercise control over :  govern, restrain

    :  to cause to be well disposed :  mollify

  1. :  a suitable proportion or balance of qualities :  a middle state between extremes :  mean, medium

    :  character, quality

    :  characteristic tone :  trend

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