conformity or harmony
"his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
guardianship, keeping, safekeeping(noun)
the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
"he left his car in my keeping"
retention, keeping, holding(noun)
the act of retaining something
Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other; his levity is not in keeping with the seriousness of the occasion.
conformity or harmony.
The songs are new but in keeping with tradition.
charge or care.
a holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care; preservation
maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping
conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other
harmony or correspondence between the different parts of a work of art; as, the foreground of this painting is not in keeping
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'keeping' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1794
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'keeping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1381
The numerical value of keeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of keeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Why don't you focus more on keeping weapons out of the hands of Islamic terrorists and less on keeping weapons out of the hands of law-abiding Americans ?
They told my son that ‘you can be proud of your father because he’s keeping the faith,’ the whole command knows that Chaplain Modder is keeping the faith.
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
A friend is one to whom one can pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keeping what is worth keeping, and, with the breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
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