What is the difference between Keep and Kip?




What is the difference between Keep and Kip? :


Keep : (verb)

( 1 ) Remain or stay

He has the ability to keep calm in an emergency.

Please keep quite. I am trying to get some work done.

The notice said, “Keep off the grass.”


( 2 ) Do something repeatedly or frequently

Keep talking amongst yourselves. I shall be back in a minute.

Keep going until you reach a large roundabout.


( 3 ) Delay or detain someone

You are an hour late. What kept you?


( 4 ) Retain

You can keep that book I lent you. I do not want it back.

Here is a ten-rupee note. You can keep that change.


( 5 ) Own and manage

His father kept a grocer’s shop for a number of years.


( 6 ) Not reveal

Can you keep a secret?



Keep : (noun)

( 1 ) Cost of providing food and other necessities of life

It is the time you got a job and started paying for your keep.

Do you earn your keep?



Kip : (noun)

( 1 ) Sleep

Did you have a kip last night?



Kip : (verb)

( 1 ) Lie down to sleep

Could I kip here tonight?

Kip down on the floor?











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