Etymology
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Words related to keep

unkept (adj.)
mid-14c., "neglected," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of keep (v.). From late 14c. as "disregarded;" 1842 as "not stored or retained."
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upkeep (n.)
"maintenance; cost of maintenance," 1849, from verbal phrase keep up "maintain in good order or condition" (1660s); see up (adv.) + keep (v.).
well-kept (adj.)
c. 1400, from well (adv.) + past participle of keep (v.).

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