Definitions for keeping
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word keeping.
conformity or harmony
"his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
guardianship, keeping, safekeepingnoun
the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
"he left his car in my keeping"
retention, keeping, holdingnoun
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
I'm keeping an open mind and we'll follow the process.
The military is not allowing people to go in. They are just reading whatever results that they want. This election was just rigged in such a blatant way, it is a sign of intimidation of the regime, but also they are very scared of the people. They lost this election in a very bad way. Bobi Wine is such a uniting factor, so they fear that the people might rise up, so that is why they are keeping him under a kind of house arrest. Bobi Wine is illegal and unconstitutional.
A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
The captain had his hands full for a while there. Kudos to him for keeping us safe. Not easy to maneuver a boat in 150-mph winds!
There are so many great ideas out there, we are keeping our ears open and looking to meeting these wonderful people.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Find a translation for the keeping definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these keeping definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"keeping." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 3 Dec. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/keeping>.