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  • v. To run at the same speed as a pacesetter
  • v. To progress at the same rate as another; to keep up

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. maintain the same pace


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  • Thus, also, in his "Lecture on the Anti-Slavery Movement," delivered before the Rochester Ladies 'Anti-Slavery Society, Mr. Douglass presents a mass of thought, which, without any showy display of logic on his part, requires an exercise of the reasoning faculties of the reader to keep pace with him.

    My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I.--Life as a Slave. Part II.--Life as a Freeman

  • The children keep pace with the ball, trying to block each other, and they laugh more than I would have expected, given the smells and the still-burning buildings not half a block away, and the ash that rises in the gray sky.

    New Race

  • The ministry may not have been wholly dead in and around Kilmacolm, though it could not keep pace and patience with those so eager and so anxious souls who would have Rutherford's mind on all possible points of their complicated case.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • He simply thinks this boat will outclass nine hundred and ninety-nine others that will be madly chasing him all summer long, trying to keep pace with him. ''

    The Go Ahead Boys and the Racing Motor-Boat

  • Saira hurried to keep pace with them, her schoolbag constantly falling off her thick shoulders.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • Motivation is the key for weight loss success, and, for me, being able to keep pace with my grandkids is a powerful diet and exercise motivator.

    CSS: Shaping the New You

  • During the administration of Bishop O'Connor the western part of the diocese increased rapidly in population, and, that religion might keep pace with the material progress of the country, many churches and schools were built.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • She was not one of those busy women who only keep pace with their interests by deputing home management to others.

    Lady John Russell

  • The 3rd Guards Tank Division will keep pace on your left.

    First Clash

  • But the company walk in it at such a rate as you would think all the ladies were so many Atalantas contending with their wooers, and, my Lord, there was no appearance that I should prove the Hippomenes, who could with very much ado keep pace with them.

    The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54


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