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Synonyms for keeping
ˈki pɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keeping(noun)

    conformity or harmony

    "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"

    safekeeping, retention, guardianship, holding

  2. guardianship, keeping, safekeeping(noun)

    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

    "he left his car in my keeping"

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

  3. retention, keeping, holding(noun)

    the act of retaining something

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. keeping

    care, guardianship, maintenance, custody

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. keeping(n.)

    care, custody, charge, guardianship

  2. keeping(n.)

    support, maintenance, feed

  3. keeping(n.)

    harmony, conformity, congruity, consistency, agreement

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How to use keeping in a sentence?

  1. Mark Giordano:

    I take a lot of pride in working out off the ice and keeping myself in good shape, its not easy to play late into your 30s. I think were all aware of that as players, but (we) try to last as long as you can.

  2. Charlotte Crosswell:

    We are delighted that regulators are keeping in step with the times, as this approach has propelled the UK to the forefront of financial services innovation, and allowed us to consistently maintain that position.

  3. Pat Toomey:

    I believe gun safety legislation should focus on keeping guns away from those who shouldn’t have them – criminals, the dangerously mentally ill and terrorists.

  4. Seemin Qayum:

    Access to safe, reliable, clean, private sanitation and water and hygiene is really a question of girls' and women's welfare and girls' and women's rights, if we're thinking about keeping girls at school, we need to do a lot of work on the sanitation issue and make sure that there are clean, private, safe and separate facilities for girls at schools. I think this is fundamental.

  5. Earl Granville:

    Coal is the blood of where were from here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, keeping that tradition here is important.


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