keeping

keeping

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkiːpɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -iːpɪŋ

Noun

keeping (countable and uncountable, plural keepings)

  1. conformity or harmony.
    The songs are new but in keeping with tradition.
    The foreground of this painting is not in keeping.
  2. charge or care.
    • (Can we date this quote?) South
      His happiness is in his own keeping.
  3. Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
    The cattle have good keeping.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Milton
      the work of many hands, which earns my keeping

Verb

keeping

  1. present participle of keep

Derived terms

  • in keeping with

Anagrams

  • peeking

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