Definitions for keepingˈki pɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word keeping
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
agreement or conformity in things or elements associated together:
actions in keeping with one's words.
the act of a person or thing that keeps; observance, custody, or care.
maintenance or keep.
Origin of keeping:
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 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
Translations for keeping
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
care or charge
The money had been given into his keeping.
- onderhou, bewaarAfrikaans
- عنايَه، مَسؤوليَّهArabic
- sustentoPortuguese (BR)
- der GewahrsamGerman
- φύλαξη, φροντίδαGreek
- نگهداری؛ تصدیFarsi
- सुरक्षा, देख-भालHindi
- tanggung jawabIndonesian
- 관리, 보존Korean
- glabāšana; pārziņa; turēšanaLatvian
- varetekt, forvaringNorwegian
- نگهداری؛ تصدیPersian
- ساتل،په غاړه لرلPashto
- förvar, vårdSwedish
- การเฝ้า; การดูแล; การอารักขา; การคุ้มครอง; การเก็บรักษาThai
- bakım, muhafazaTurkish
- 照顧，保管Chinese (Trad.)
- догляд; опікаUkrainian
- sự giữ gìnVietnamese
- 保管Chinese (Simp.)
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