Definitions of keeping
  1. noun
    the act of retaining something
    synonyms: holding, retention
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    the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
    the act of storing something
    preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.
    type of:
    ownership, possession
    the act of having and controlling property
  2. noun
    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    “he left his car in my keeping
    synonyms: guardianship, safekeeping
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    custody, hands
    (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
    type of:
    duty, obligation, responsibility
    the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
  3. noun
    conformity or harmony
    “his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion”
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    type of:
    abidance, compliance, conformation, conformity
    acting according to certain accepted standards
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