HyperDic: keeping

English > 3 senses of the word keeping:
NOUNactkeepingconformity or harmony / harmony
actkeeping, guardianship, safekeepingthe responsibility of a guardian or keeper
actkeeping, retention, holdingthe act of retaining something
keeping > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > keeping: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningconformity or harmony / harmony.
Example"his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
Broaderconformity, conformation, compliance, abidanceActing according to certain accepted standards
Verbskeepconform one's action or practice to
English > keeping: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe responsibility of a guardian or keeper.
Example"he left his car in my keeping"
Synonymsguardianship, safekeeping
Narrowerhands, custody(with 'in') guardianship over
Broaderduty, responsibility, obligationThe social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
Spanishbuenas manos, cuidado, custodia, guarda, responsabilidad, tutela
Catalancustòdia, guarda, responsabilitat
Verbskeeplook after
English > keeping: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of retaining something.
Synonymsretention, holding
NarrowerstorageThe act of storing something
withholdingThe act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
Broaderpossession, ownershipThe act of having and controlling property
Spanishholding, retención
Verbskeepretain possession of

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