Is keep a Scrabble word?

Yes, keep is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 10 points in Scrabble, and 11 points in Words with Friends

Keep is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word keep

The meaning of keep


25 definitions of the word keep.


  1. Keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
  2. Continue a certain state, condition, or activity
  3. Retain possession of
  4. Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
  5. Conform one's action or practice to
  6. Stick to correctly or closely
  7. Look after; be the keeper of; have charge of
  8. Maintain by writing regular records
  9. Supply with room and board
  10. Allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  11. Supply with necessities and support
  12. Fail to spoil or rot
  13. Behave as expected during of holidays or rites
  14. Keep under control; keep in check
  15. Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
  16. Raise
  17. Retain rights to
  18. Store or keep customarily
  19. Have as a supply
  20. Maintain for use and service
  21. Hold and prevent from leaving
  22. Prevent (food) from rotting


  1. The financial means whereby one lives
  2. The main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
  3. A cell in a jail or prison

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in keep?

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2 Anagrams of Keep

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to keep:

Unscramble the letters in keep

There are 5 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'keep'.

More words that can be made using the letters in keep