Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To keep under; subdue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To keep under, or in subjection; to suppress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To keep under or in subjection; subdue; suppress.
  • verb transitive To keep or maintain inadequately or below standard.
  • noun An underground reserve.
  • noun A keep or storage space located beneath the foundation of a structure; cellar.
  • noun Any storage space or reservoir placed below another object.
  • noun An underkeeper, guardian, or custodian.

Etymologies

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From under- +‎ keep.

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