Meaning of "keep (someone/something) out" in Essential American English Dictionary

keep (someone/something) out

phrasal verb with keep us /kip/ verb (past tense and past participle kept)

B1 to not go into a place, or to stop someone or something from going into a place:

Keep out of the kitchen until lunch is ready.
The sign said ‘Danger – Keep out’.

(Definition of “keep (someone/something) out” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)