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Definition 1: manage not to throw up - [verb of body]

Definition 2: place a limit on the number of - [verb of change]

Synonyms for keep down in the sense of this definition

(keep down is a kind of ...) restrict or confine within limits

"I limit you to two visits to the pub a day" "please confine your questions to the topic" "our actions are circumscribed by our biology, personality, and by the social and cultural context into which we are born"

Samples where keep down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
  • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
  • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Synonyms for keep down in the sense of this definition

(keep down is a kind of ...) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority

"The government oppresses political activists"

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