To keep down

Definition of To keep down

To hold in subjection; to restrain; to hinder.
(Fine Arts) To subdue in tint or tone, as a portion of a picture, so that the spectator's attention may not be diverted from the more important parts of the work.

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To hurry up
To hush up
To impose on
To improve on
To indorse in blank
To inform against
To join battle
To jump a claim
To jump at
To jump one's bail
To jump the gun
To keel over
To keep (a person) on a short leash
To keep a stiff upper lip
To keep an eye on
To keep at arm's length
To keep back
To keep company with
To keep counsel
To keep dark
-To keep down-
To keep from
To keep good hours
To keep house
To keep in the background
To keep in with
To keep on
To keep one's distance
To keep one's hand in
To keep one's head above water
To keep one's nose to the grindstone
To keep open house
To keep pace with
To keep quarter
To keep school
To keep shady
To keep stroke
To keep term
To keep the countenance
To keep the field
To keep the foot
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