Keep and Support


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Keep noun – The act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition.
Usage example: the keep of the stable is mainly left to the two equine-loving daughters

Support is a synonym for keep in accommodation topic. In some cases you can use "Support" instead the word "Keep" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like tend, provide for, care for, money. popular alternative
Nearby Words: keeping, keeper
Synonyms for Keep


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Support verb – To pay the living expenses of.
Usage example: a young widow supporting a sick mother as well as two small children on a teacher's salary

Keep is a synonym for support in provide for topic. You can use "Keep" instead the word "Support" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as accommodation, care for, money, food. popular alternative
Nearby Words: supported, supporter, supporting, supportive, supportable
Synonyms for Support

How words are described

good good keep good support
full full keep full support
best best keep best support
better better keep better support
Other adjectives: allied, complete, proper, small, powerful, actual, vocal, massive, great, main, personal, extra, technical, logistical.

Common collocations

life keep life support life
people keep people support people
body keep body support body
children keep children support children
Other nouns: family, relationship, company, show, game, story, population, existence, son, daughter, friends.

Both words in one sentence

  • If the player does not learn to step on enemy's summoning circles, keep units alive with backup support and keep important units in the summon list, there is no way the player can win this map.
  • Video Game / XCOM: Enemy Unknown The Council is made up of most of the G20 countries and a few others that give you money and support to keep everyone alive.
  • Series / Grimm Though it seems he fixes clocks more as a paid hobby/passion/something to keep himself occupied, rather than an actual livelihood to support himself.
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