keeping meaning

EN[ˈkiːpɪŋ] [-iːpɪŋ]
  • Keeping is a surname, and may refer to:
  • Charles Keeping (1924–1988), British illustrator, children's book author and lithographer
  • Frederick Keeping (1867–1950), British racing cyclist
  • Jeff Keeping (born 1982), Canadian Football League defensive tackle
  • Max Keeping (born 1942), Canadian television news anchor
  • Michael Keeping (1902–1984), English footballer and manager (son of Frederick Keeping)

    Definition of keeping in English Dictionary

  • NounPLkeepingsSUF-ing
    1. conformity or harmony.
      1. The songs are new but in keeping with tradition.
      2. The foreground of this painting is not in keeping.
    2. charge or care.
      1. Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
        1. The cattle have good keeping.
    3. Verb
      1. present participle of keep.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He's keeping his head down after being blasted for his offensive tweets. ‎
          • For goodness sake, will you stop keeping on about it!
          • This is also in keeping with the findings of previous studies utilizing non-high resolution manometry and 2D endoanal ultrasound.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Keeping this power apart from the Fed also prevents it from being drawn into the political maelstrom of whether to lend funds to a weakened institution or to seize it for an orderly winddown.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Related Links:
            1. en keepings
            2. en keeping up
            3. en keeping on
            4. en keeping room
            5. en keeping house
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of keeping for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "keeping" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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