Definitions for keepingˈki pɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 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; 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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We're keeping an eye on it.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
I wasn't intending on keeping the mail.
Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
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