Definition of keep tabs on
- We are keeping tabs on their movements.
- The magazine keeps tabs on the latest fashion trends.
: 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
: a short projecting device: such as
: a small flap or loop by which something may be grasped or pulled
: a projection from a card used as an aid in filing
: to furnish or ornament with tabs
: to single out : designate
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