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Definition 1: remain outside - [verb of change]

(keep out is a kind of ...) stay the same; remain in a certain state

"The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it" "rest assured" "stay alone" "He remained unmoved by her tears" "The bad weather continued for another week"

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

  • The trees were shutting out all sunlight
  • This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country

Synonyms for keep out in the sense of this definition

(keep out is a kind of ...) stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

"We must prevent the cancer from spreading" "His snoring kept me from falling asleep" "Keep the child from eating the marbles"

(... is a kind of keep out ) exclude from a church or a religious community

"The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"

(... is a kind of keep out ) prevent employees from working during a strike

(... is a kind of keep out ) avoid speaking to or dealing with

"Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me"

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