keep out of
Definition of keep out of
1 : to not enter (a place) We were told to keep out of his office. Please keep out of the way.
2 : to stop or prevent (someone or something) from entering (a place) Keep the cat out of the bedroom.
3 : to not become involved in (something) This argument doesn't involve you, so you should just keep out of it.
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
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
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