keep company with


keep company with
associate with habitually

we don't especially care for the people he's been keeping company with

have a social or romantic relationship with; date

are you keeping company with anyone special these days?


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • keep company with —    to have a sexual relationship with    Literally, to accompany whence, in standard English, to court:     Their sweethearts or husbands have been keepin company with someone else. (Emerson, 1890)    See also company1 …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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  • keep company with —  Be very friendly with (one of opp. sex) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • keep company with someone — keep company (with (someone)) 1. to be connected with someone. There are rumors that the singer keeps company with some very dangerous criminals. 2. to spend time together in a romantic relationship. They ve been keeping company for a year and… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • To keep company with — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English