Check and Keep

Check

Check verb - To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression).
Usage example: check your enthusiasm a bit, and think before you marry someone you just met

Keep is a synonym for check in restraint topic. In some cases you can use "Keep" instead the word "Check" as a verb or a noun.

Keep

Keep verb - To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression).
Usage example: at least try to keep your temper during the holiday meal

Check is a synonym for keep in delay topic. Sometimes you can use "Check" instead the word "Keep" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as restraint, prevent.

Nearby Words: keeping, keeper

How words are described

good good check good keep
full full check full keep
usual usual check usual keep
proper proper check proper keep
Other adjectives: single, harsh, small, powerful, massive, big, huge, bad, important, personal.

Common collocations

body check body keep body
name check name keep name
watch check watch keep watch
house check house keep house
Other words: time, game, story, head, hands.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Samurai Sentai Shinkenger Drowning My Rage: If Dokoku is really pissed, sake is the only thing that will keep his power in check and keep him from slaughtering his own minions.
  • The Scions of Battlezone II depend on the central computer of their homeworld, Core, to keep them alive; possibly to keep their biometal augments in check.
  • The pair struggle to keep their emotions in check, and also to keep them a secret.
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