After being warned, he kept out.
The warning kept him out.
Clever garden design and tall cypresses keep out the paparazzi.
This reduction of the temperature, carried to an undesirable extreme, is the reason why the man who has copiously consumed spirits "to keep out the cold" is often visited with pneumonia.
Raucous Stellar Jays squawked their encouragement while buzzards circling overhead seemed to keep out a careful eye for fallen bikers.
All Alexius had to do was to sit still, keep out of his father's way as much as possible and await the natural course of events.
While the western mountains keep out the moisture, they do not ward off the winds which pour down the steep slopes in the winter and spring and raise clouds of dust.