keep out

  1. to remain or cause to remain outside

  2. keep out of

    • to remain or cause to remain unexposed to: keep out of the sun

    • to avoid or cause to avoid: the boss is in an angry mood, so keep out of her way

Words Nearby keep out

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How to use keep out in a sentence

  • And since he was too busy catching angleworms for himself to help her and her husband, she wished he would keep out of sight.

    The Tale of Grandfather Mole | Arthur Scott Bailey
  • But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.

    Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
  • Down there in the office, while I stood behind a partition and nobody saw me—I would hide anywhere to keep out of a quarrel!

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • Hitching his horse and telling Bruno to keep out of sight, but near him, he carefully made his way to the house.

  • Moss was placed between the logs to keep out the wind, and a thick roof was made from hemlock boughs.