Definition of Keep abreast

1. Verb. Keep informed. "He kept up on his country's foreign policies"

Exact synonyms: Follow, Keep Up
Related verbs: Follow, Trace



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keep Abreast

keenest
keeneth
keening
keenings
keenly
keenness
keennesses
keens
keep
keep-away
keep a close watch on
keep a cool head
keep a lid on
keep a lookout
keep a weather eye open
keep abreast (current term)
keep an eye on
keep an eye open
keep an eye out
keep an eye peeled
keep apart
keep around
keep at
keep away
keep away from
keep back
keep bees
keep coming
keep company
keep down

Literary usage of Keep abreast

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"I have earnestly tried to ease the disorder below, but cannot keep abreast of the accumulation; besides, it makes Jack indignant to see me do it. ..."

2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1892)
"... which exceeds that of any Annual Medical Work, is the ''est proof of It* Extreme Value to every practitioner who desires to keep abreast •A the times. ..."

3. Pernin's Universal Phonography in Ten Lessons by Helen M. Pernin (1899)
"... system he himself follows; but the stenographer who would keep abreast of the times should also be acquainted with the shorthand literature in general. ..."

4. The Bookman (1907)
"We must keep abreast of *• public sentiment in astronomy, though if it should turn out that I have made a mistake, the matter may be dropt. ..."

5. School Supervision by Josiah Little Pickard (1895)
"In no other way can the teacher so easily keep abreast of the times. But one who reads only that which savors of the shop, and confines himself solely to ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"Some people read to keep abreast of the times. It is a hurrying age in which we are kept panting, out of breath, in our endeavor to keep up the pace. ..."

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