Synonyms of 'keep up'
▷ See keep
keep paceDictionary, match, compete
Things are changing so fast, it's hard to keep up.
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When one firm or country competes with another, it tries to get people to buy its own goods in preference to those of the other firm or country. You can also say that two firms or countries compete.
The stores will inevitably end up competing with each other for increased market shares.
If you contend with someone for something such as power, you compete with them to try to get it.
The two main groups contended for power.
Thesaurus for keep up from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you keep up with someone or something that is moving near you, you move at the same speed .