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Synonyms for keeping
ˈki pɪŋkeep·ing

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  1. keeping

    care, guardianship, maintenance, custody

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  1. keepingnoun

    conformity or harmony

    "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"

    safekeeping, retention, guardianship, holding

  2. guardianship, keeping, safekeepingnoun

    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

    "he left his car in my keeping"

    charge, retention, guardianship, care, safekeeping, holding, tutelage

  3. retention, keeping, holdingnoun

    the act of retaining something

    property, memory, retentiveness, guardianship, belongings, safekeeping, holding, retentivity, retention

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Editors Contribution

  1. consumingly

    when you keep you consume

    Submitted by anonymous on October 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. keepingnoun

    care, custody, charge, guardianship

  2. keepingnoun

    support, maintenance, feed

  3. keepingnoun

    harmony, conformity, congruity, consistency, agreement

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How to use keeping in a sentence?

  1. Eric Swalwell:

    Senator @JohnCornyn, listen to the Chief. Keeping people safe is his job. Turns out, it’s also yours, too. But the Chief doesn’t have to count on the NRA to keep his.

  2. Lee Gelernt:

    That's the big issue on the horizon, it hasn't happened yet, but we're keeping a close eye on it.

  3. Lawrence Yun:

    Either a strong pent-up demand will show in the upcoming months, or there is a lack of confidence that is keeping buyers from major expenditure.

  4. Brian Babin:

    Keeping citizens safe should be the top priority of every elected official, last year, we watched as cities across America were ravaged by violence and crime because their leaders repeatedly chose to abandon law enforcement and bend the knee to the radical Left. We are a nation of law and order, and we should be working to support police departments more, not less. City officials who willingly ignore the rule of law, fight to defund law enforcement, and allow chaos to reign supreme, should not be given federal funds – plain and simple.

  5. Brandon A. Trean:

    Instead of 'buyer beware', it ought to be 'buyer be aware'. No need to attach an element of fear to keeping ourselves informed!

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