What does Keeping mean?

Definitions for Keeping
ˈki pɪŋKeep·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Keeping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. keeping(noun)

    conformity or harmony

    "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"

  2. guardianship, keeping, safekeeping(noun)

    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

    "he left his car in my keeping"

  3. retention, keeping, holding(noun)

    the act of retaining something

GCIDE

  1. Keeping(n.)

    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.

Wiktionary

  1. keeping(Noun)

    conformity or harmony.

    The songs are new but in keeping with tradition.

  2. keeping(Noun)

    charge or care.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Keeping

    of Keep

  2. Keeping(noun)

    a holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care; preservation

  3. Keeping(noun)

    maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping

  4. Keeping(noun)

    conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other

  5. Keeping(noun)

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Keeping' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1794

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Keeping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1381

How to pronounce Keeping?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Keeping in sign language?

  1. keeping

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Keeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Keeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Keeping in a Sentence

  1. Mollie Tibbetts:

    The importance of keeping Mollie's story public is so that we can keep driving information and tips to the authorities.

  2. Akiko Iwasaki:

    We've been keeping hope as we have the World Cup as our objective, if we didn't have the World Cup and had to only watch construction, I might have lost my guts to run the business.

  3. Stephen Ostroff:

    I just didn't see it, and I still don't see it, at this point, I'm not sure there remains a very strong rationale for keeping that EUA in place.

  4. Sartaj Aziz:

    We are confident that the process would lead to a significant reduction in violence (in Afghanistan), we have to exert all our efforts and energies for keeping the process on track.

  5. Lucille Ball:

    One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.

Images & Illustrations of Keeping

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