kept


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kept

 (kĕpt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of keep.

kept

(kɛpt)
vb
1. the past tense and past participle of keep
2. kept woman censorious a woman maintained by a man as his mistress

kept

(kɛpt)

v.
1. pt. and pp. of keep.
adj.
2. financially supported by another, esp. in exchange for sexual services: a kept man; a kept woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.kept - (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregardedkept - (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded; "unbroken promises"; "promises kept"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Translations

kept

[kept]
A. PT & PP of keep
B. ADJ kept womanmantenida f

kept

pret, ptp of keep
adj kept womanMätresse f; she’s a kept womansie lässt sich aushalten

kept

[kɛpt]
1. pt & pp of keep
2. adj a kept woman/manun(a) mantenuto/a
References in classic literature ?
She will be back soon, I think, so fry your cakes, and have everything ready," said Meg, looking over the presents which were collected in a basket and kept under the sofa, ready to be produced at the proper time.
He felt that there must be a reason for their strange activity and their inclination to keep hidden away and only a growing respect for Wing Biddlebaum kept him from blurting out the questions that were often in his mind.
I have been so busy on my stabilizer patent that I haven't kept up with current literature.
As Antonia said, the whole world was changed by the snow; we kept looking in vain for familiar landmarks.
He was, however, so useful that two or three times York had hushed the matter up and kept it from the earl's knowledge; but one night, when Reuben had to drive a party home from a ball he was so drunk that he could not hold the reins, and a gentleman of the party had to mount the box and drive the ladies home.
The music frightened them away, but they were hungry, and kept coming back.
Now in Europe, the same as in America, when a man has kept a hotel so thoroughly well during a number of years as to give it a great reputation, he has his reward.
And then he kept diligently saying to himself all the time: "It's for only a year.
There were receptacles similarly secured in the other rooms; and in all or any of these papers might be kept.
Poor Gub-Gub was dreadfully frightened; and the pushmi-pullyu began to sharpen his horns for a fight by rubbing them on the mast of the ship; while Jip kept springing into the air and barking and calling Ben Ali bad names in dog-language.
I tried and found by experiment that the tide kept sweeping us westward until I had laid her head due east, or just about right angles to the way we ought to go.
This would be to admit that they might be kept up IN TIME OF PEACE, against threatening or impending danger, which would be at once to deviate from the literal meaning of the prohibition, and to introduce an extensive latitude of construction.