keeping

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.
    • 1698, Robert South, Twelve Sermons upon Several Subjects and Occasions:
      His happiness is in his own keeping.
  3. Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
    The cattle have good keeping.

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Verb[edit]

keeping

  1. present participle of keep

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