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keeps up

verb
present tense third-person singular of keep up

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1 to continue to operate or to meet one's needs
  • let's hope that old air conditioner keeps up through this heat wave

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2 to keep in good condition
  • kept the house up while the owners were gone

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3 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • let's hope this beautiful weather keeps up for the rest of our vacation

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“Keeps up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/keeps%20up. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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