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keeping

keep·ing

keeping

 
pronunciation:
ki pIng
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: logical or appropriate conformity.
Her black dress was in keeping with the solemn occasion.
definition 2: custody or maintenance.
His dog will be in good keeping while he is on vacation.
similar words:
custody, maintenance, oversight, tutelage
definition 3: care or observance.
similar words:
observance, oversight, tutelage
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