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To maintain one's household, especially with performing housework such as cleaning, etc. It's hard to keep house to the same standards that you used to before you had kids.
to manage a household. I hate to keep house. I'd rather live in a tent than keep house. My grandmother kept house for nearly sixty years.
Manage a household, especially do the housework. For example, It's difficult to find time to keep house when you work full-time. [c. 1600]