What does safekeeping mean?

Definitions for safekeepingˈseɪfˈki pɪŋ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guardianship, keeping, safekeeping(noun)

    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

    "he left his car in my keeping"


  1. safekeeping(Noun)

    the act of keeping something safe; protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft

  2. safekeeping(Noun)

    the storage of assets in a protected area

  3. safekeeping(Noun)

    the responsibility of a guardian

  4. safekeeping(Noun)

    not returning checks; a system wherein banks keep checks (cheques) that people write, rather than returning them to the account holder with their monthly statement.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safekeeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safekeeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eleanor Robson:

    On repeated viewing of that very grainy video, we now suspect that there( were) far more originals in Mosul Museum than I first thought, whilst there was indeed a program to relocate antiquities to safekeeping in Baghdad, it looks now as though it didn't reach that particular museum.

Images & Illustrations of safekeeping

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