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
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    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say keeping in sign language?

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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. Tyson Perez:

    Aside from bolstering their immune system, it’s keeping them [immunosuppressed children] separated from the general population.

  2. Andreas Clenow:

    The U.S. markets look pretty healthy. We keeping making record highs in the U.S, but the European stock markets look much more sluggish.

  3. Annabel Salazar:

    I've been here 13 years, and I've never seen us keeping those numbers.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Humanity is showing compassion for humans first , as merely keeping abandoned pet animals and displaying love via media for them is nothing but seeking publicity only.

  5. Brandon A. Trean:

    Instead of 'buyer beware', it ought to be 'buyer be aware'. No need to attach an element of fear to keeping ourselves informed!

Images & Illustrations of keeping

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