Definitions

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To keep under; subdue.

Etymologies

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From under- +‎ keep.

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