keeping

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkiːpɪŋ/
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  • 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.
    • (Can we date this quote by South and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      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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