keeping

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

keeping

noun

Definition of KEEPING

1
responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something <put the house keys into a neighbor's secure keeping while they were on vacation>
2
the fact or state of having (something) at one's disposal <my aunt has all of our family's old photographs in her keeping>
Antonyms nonpossession
4
a state of being or fitness <the estate hasn't been in good keeping since the owner suffered financial reverses>
Related Words practice (also practise); pass, phase, stage; footing, picture, posture, scene, status, situation; rank, standing
Near Antonyms disorder, disrepair

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