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Definitions of keeping

  1. conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Harmony or correspondence between the different parts of a work of art; as, the foreground of this painting is not in keeping. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Care; custody; charge; means of life; the condition of being fltting or becoming. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Care: just proportion, harmony: (paint.) due proportion of light and shade. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Custody; due proportion; harmony. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Right proportion; suitableness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A holding; restraint; custody; guard; preservation; maintenance; keep; just proportion; congruity; consistency; a due proportion of light and shade. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Care; custody; just proportion or harmony; in painting, an attention to the proper subserviency of tone and colour in every part of a picture. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for keeping

  1. He was keeping hid from the trail- I think because Raine was riding along, this morning, and he's following. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  2. " I can see perfectly well that you're keeping something back from me. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
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