What is another word for keeping up?

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Present participle for to be able to match or compete with (a competitor, opponent or peer)
“Yet even two against one, Garric and Osman were overmatched, barely able to keep up with their opponent's speed.”
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Present participle for to maintain, prolong, or keep something (good) going
“I most definitely will be purchasing from you in the near future. Keep up the good work.”
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Present participle for to continue or remain in a given state
“Do you think this fine weather will keep up for a couple of weeks?”
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Present participle for to remain in existence or active despite challenges
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“Amazingly, network backbones have been able to keep up despite the fact that network bandwidth demands are doubling every year.”
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Present participle for to physically prop or keep something in an upright position
“So to keep the pole up, we attach three or four ropes to its top, and we anchor the ropes into the ground after pulling them taut.”
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(intransitive) Present participle for to persist in or proceed with an activity or action
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Present participle for to remain strong-willed or brave, especially when experiencing duress or adversity
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Present participle for to extend or make longer
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Present participle for to maintain the focus or attention of others
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Present participle for to move behind in the same direction
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(of a shop or business) Present participle for to own or manage
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Present participle for to hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
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Present participle for to begin again or continue after a pause or interruption
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The act of keeping something in a safe or entire state
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