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Origin of kept
OTHER WORDS FROM keptun·kept, adjectivewell-kept, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for kept
Have you tried to access the research that your tax dollars finance, almost all of which is kept behind a paywall?
In the 70s, this myth kept openly gay people out of teaching positions.
In the 90s, it kept gay men out of leadership roles in the Boy Scouts of America.
A guard is manning the door, which is always kept ajar so she can be monitored.
I got to work on all of it—and Epstein kept close tabs on me.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And that was that if he and his wife were to ever live together again and be happy, the family were to be kept out of it.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
She kept her eyes fixed steadily on his, saying what followed gently, calmly, yet as though another woman spoke the words.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison