keep track

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v keep track keep informed of fully aware "I keep track of the stock market developments"
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Usage

In literature:

Partly to satisfy his own ego, but mostly to keep track of the things he is interested in.
"The Misplaced Battleship" by Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
At times it was not easy to keep track of the Hermit, who ran through the night with the speed of a deer and the tirelessness of a hound.
"Frank Merriwell's Bravery" by Burt L. Standish
He keeps to the proper beaten track.
"The Highgrader" by William MacLeod Raine
I knew this was to keep me from dragging my tracks.
"Measure for a Loner" by James Judson Harmon
It ran on, still keeping the track of the ermine.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
He would, however, keep track of him and, if all went well, Massetti would be none the wiser.
"Monte-Cristo's Daughter" by Edmund Flagg
Don't take the beaten pad, but keep alongside, an' make big tracks.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Keeps the track clear.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, February 16, 1916" by Various
It almost required a card catalogue to keep track of where one's things were.
"Carl and the Cotton Gin" by Sara Ware Bassett
It's hard enough to keep track of the United States.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
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In poetry:

Dead and gone! But while its track
Powow keeps to Merrimac,
While Po Hill is still on guard,
Looking land and ocean ward,
They shall tell of Morrison!
"Abram Morrison" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Ours is the method when in doubt;
And they should follow in our track.
And, if they'd keep these niggers out,
They promptly should "declare them black.
"Black-Out" by C J Dennis
Oh, darling of mine, standing here with the Past,
Trampled under our feet in the bitterest ways,
Is this speech like a ghost that it keeps us aghast
On the track of the thorns and in alien days?
"Cui Bono?" by Henry Kendall
So we all count the months, the weeks, the days,
That keep thee from us in unwonted ways,
Grudging to alien hearths our widowed time;
And one has shaped a breath in artless rhyme
That sighs, "We track thee still through each remotest clime."
"To H. W. Longfellow" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Now keep them cattle on your back and, mind you, if in case
You're sorta bushed and off the track you ask at Regan's place;
That's Peter's lot, not Dinny's what the Ryans owned before-
You'll know it be a pepper-tree he have outside the door.
"The Road to Danahey's" by John O Brien
But the ship that sailed at the dawning, manned by the lads who love us­
God help and pity her when the storm is loosed on her track!
O women, we pray to-night and keep a vigil of sorrow
For those we speed at the dawning and may never welcome back!
"Before Storm" by Lucy Maud Montgomery

In news:

Monitoring your elected officials and keeping track of your government's spending.
Download your 2012 Hurricane Tracking chart so you can keep track of any storms that develop in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.
According to an ABC News article, the three women were shocked to see their bill because the bartender wrote "fat girls" on it as a way to keep track of their bill.
Steve Inskeep reports on new numbers from the International Press Institute, which says 2012 has been the deadliest year for journalists since it started keeping track in 1997.
As Election Day approaches, many candidates and voters wonder about who's keeping track of the ballots.
"The likability factor is something that's important to keep track of, and to keep track of over a period of time," said Peter Bergerson, a political science professor at Florida Gulf Coast University in Estero.
Bufkn said one benefit Autauga County has seen is by keeping track of who is coming into the county to log .
In this special interactive, we analyze the races in all 50 states to keep track of any potential power shifts.
The high-tech meters allow utility companies to keep track of consumption without visiting.
" Foden looked at the species' migration as a good thing because "keeping track of climate change themselves" means they are able to adapt.
Breast navigators follow patients through the entire process, from keeping track of surgery dates to assuring doctor visits in mapping out a plan.
The banners on top were very helpful in keeping track of the four games on the four networks , the final scores and the upcoming schedule.
In this busy world, it can be difficult to keep track of everyone's schedule.
Keep track of it with NSTAR's power outage map.
I fear I soon will have to give up little extras like eating and sleeping to keep track of all my feeds.
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In science:

To keep track of all the fields we write down the explicit spectral form of the extended fields.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
Sn = ±1 to each site, that keeps track of the visits in the past.
Anomalous Roughness, Localization, and Globally Constrained Random Walks
The first two shortcuts involve keeping track of what exactly happens with the strings of the braid.
Identifying Half-Twists Using Randomized Algorithm Methods
By keeping track of what is the leftmost or rightmost position we can extract each letter, we can make the algorithm run faster.
Identifying Half-Twists Using Randomized Algorithm Methods
Correlation Functions The spin-spin correlation functions along the strip are calculated using an extension of the Hilbert space that allows to keep track of the connectivity with a given spin.
Quenched bond dilution in two-dimensional Potts models
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