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To restrain or control

We must keep then noise down, or the neighbours will complain.

To cause not to increase or rise

It is essential to keep the numbers down to avoid overcrowding.''.

To lie low. To stay concealed by not standing up

You had better keep down or they will see you.

Not to vomit

It is difficult to keep anything down when you have the flu.

To repress

China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently.

place a limit on the number of
If someone keeps a group of people down, they prevent them from getting power and status and being completely free. No matter what a woman tries to do to improve her situation, there is some barrier or attitude to keep her down. = hold back
If you keep food or drink down, you manage to swallow it properly and not vomit, even though you feel sick. I tried to give her something to drink but she couldn't keep it down
{f} keep something at low level; keep under control, keep at reduced level (E.g.: "The baby is sleeping so please keep your voice down"); prevent from increasing (as to keep down the price of milk); keep a person in an inferior position as to prevent this person from advancing or succeeding; stay low, stay in a low position or place where cannot be seen; hold food or drink without throwing it up
put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
manage not to throw up
If you keep the number, size, or amount of something down, you do not let it get bigger or go higher. The prime aim is to keep inflation down Administration costs were kept down to just £460
keep it down
To be quiet

Would you guys keep it down in there? I'm trying to sleep.

keep down


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    /ˈkēp ˈdoun/ /ˈkiːp ˈdaʊn/


    [ 'kEp ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English kepen, from Old English cEpan; perhaps akin to Old High German chapfEn to look.

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