how to pronounce keep

/ˈkiːp/

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The above transcription of keep is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

keep is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of keep in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but it's in order to keep us on time and …”

meaning of keep

Keep means to hold or maintain something in one's possession.

words with pronunciation similar to keep

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