keeper

  • 1 Keeper — Keep er, n. 1. One who, or that which, keeps; one who, or that which, holds or has possession of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. One who retains in custody; one who has the care of a prison and the charge of prisoners. [1913 Webster] 3. One who has… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Keeper — may mean:* A curator as, for example, at the British Museum. * A menstrual cup. * In some sports, a player who protects a goal, also called a goalkeeper. * A warden or Legal guardian. * A gamekeeper. * A lighthouse keeper * A zookeeper at a zoo.… …

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  • 3 Keeper — bezeichnet: einen Torwart Keeper ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Joe Keeper (1886 1971), kanadischer Langläufer Tina Keeper (* 1962), kanadische Schauspielerin, Politikerin und Sozialaktivistin Siehe auch: Barkeeper, Beruf in der… …

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  • 4 keeper — keep‧er [ˈkiːpə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. someone whose job is to look after a particular place or area of work: • Warehouse keepers must keep daily records related to grain in storage. 2. informal MARKETING a product that a company decides to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 keeper — keep·er n: one that takes care of and often is legally responsible for something a dog s keeper a keeper of the property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. keeper …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 keeper — c.1300 (late 13c. as a surname), one who has charge of some person or thing, warden, agent noun from KEEP (Cf. keep) (v.). Sense of one who carries on some business is from mid 15c. Sporting sense (originally cricket) is from 1744. Meaning… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 keeper — A custodian, manager, or superintendent who has care, custody or management of thing or place (SA Bankruptcy.com) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 8 Keeper — Keeper,der:⇨Torwart …

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  • 9 keeper — [n] guardian archivist, attendant, caretaker, conservator, curator, custodian, defender, guard, jailer, lookout, overseer, protector, sentinel, sentry, steward, superintendent, supervisor, warden; concepts 414,423 …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 keeper — ► NOUN 1) a person who manages or looks after something or someone. 2) a goalkeeper or wicketkeeper. 3) an object which protects or secures another. 4) a bar of soft iron placed across the poles of a horseshoe magnet to maintain its strength …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 keeper — [kēp′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that keeps; specif., a) a guard, as of prisoners or animals b) a guardian or protector c) Chiefly Brit. a curator d) a custodian; caretaker e) Brit. a gamekeeper f) …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 keeper — keep|er [ˈki:pə US ər] n 1.) someone who looks after animals ▪ a beekeeper ▪ Bob is head lion keeper at the zoo. →↑gamekeeper, ↑zoo keeper 2.) someone whose job is to look after a particular place or thing ▪ a lighthouse keeper …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 keeper */ — UK [ˈkiːpə(r)] / US [ˈkɪpər] noun [countable] Word forms keeper : singular keeper plural keepers 1) someone who is responsible for looking after something a park keeper a lighthouse keeper a) someone who looks after a group of animals in a zoo… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 keeper — [[t]ki͟ːpə(r)[/t]] keepers 1) N COUNT In soccer, the keeper is the same as the goalkeeper. [BRIT, INFORMAL] 2) N COUNT In American football, a keeper is a play in which the quarterback keeps the ball. [AM] 3) N COUNT A keeper at a zoo is a person …

    English dictionary

  • 15 keeper — keep|er [ kipər ] noun count * 1. ) someone who is responsible for taking care of something: a park keeper a lighthouse keeper a ) someone who is an expert in and responsible for a particular group of objects in a museum: She is the keeper of the …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 Keeper — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Keeper >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 keeper keeper custodian custos ranger warder jailer gaoler turnkey castellan guard Sgm: N 1 watchdog watchdog watchman …

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  • 17 keeper — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that keeps: as a. protector b. gamekeeper c. warden d. custodian e. chiefly British curator 2. any of various devices for keeping something in position 3 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 keeper — 1) a loop near the grip on a fly rod to which the fly and its hook can be attached when moving through trees, bushes or grass so that the hook doe snot become entangled 2) any fish that conforms to an established minimum length or weight and so… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 19 keeper — keeperless, adj. keepership, n. /kee peuhr/, n. 1. a person who guards or watches, as at a prison or gate. 2. a person who assumes responsibility for another s behavior: He refused to be his brother s keeper. 3. a person who owns or operates a… …

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  • 20 Keeper — Torhüter; Torwart; Tormann; Goalie (österr.) (umgangssprachlich) * * * Kee|per 〈[ ki: ] m. 3; Sp.〉 Torwart [engl., „Hüter, Wächter“] * * * Kee|per [ ki:pɐ ], der; s …

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