keeping definition

  • noun:
    • The act of holding, guarding, or encouraging.
    • Custody; treatment. See Synonyms at treatment.
    • Harmony; conformity: "A facade had been added, in perfect keeping with [the] original architectureā€¯ ( Nancy Holmes).
    • conformity or harmony.
    • fee or attention.
    • A holding; restraint; custody; guard; fee; attention; conservation.
    • Maintenance; help; supply; feed.
    • Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency.
    • Harmony or correspondence between your different parts of a work of art.
    • Care; custody; fee.
    • Guardian attention; guard; view.
    • Maintenance; assistance; subsistence; feed; fodder: since, the cattle have actually great keeping.
    • Just percentage; conformity; congruity; persistence; equilibrium: because, their words aren't in keeping with their deeds.
    • the act of keeping anything
    • the obligation of a guardian or keeper
    • conformity or equilibrium
  • verb:
    • Present participle of continue.

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