in keeping with


: agreeing with or sharing important qualities with (something)
The decorations in the house are in (perfect) keeping with her personality.
In keeping with the overall design of the park, the playground will remain small.

Examples of in keeping with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Red, dungeon-esque doors reveal, in contrast, bright and airy rooms, but, in keeping with the theme, risqué touches like suggestive artwork, tubes of lubricant on the bathroom counters, and leather riding crops in the closet. Vogue, 28 Sep. 2023 This dip should be refrigerated after two hours in keeping with food safety procedures. Melissa Gray, Southern Living, 26 Sep. 2023 The third annual Power Broker Awards, in keeping with the theme of the evening, will for the first time take place at a stunning piece of L.A. real estate that’s currently on the market. Degen Pener, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Sep. 2023 The faltering rally is in keeping with the view of Morgan Stanley economists that household spending probably can’t sustain the surprisingly strength of the first three quarters, the strategist said. Farah Elbahrawy, Fortune, 25 Sep. 2023 For their sessions, the African presidents selected their own outfits and were asked to choose a space that is in keeping with the history of portraiture. Dionne Searcey, New York Times, 25 Sep. 2023 Like it or not, Trump’s behavior is in keeping with that of some front-running candidates in campaigns for other offices who decided there was insufficient upside to participating in a primary debate compared with the downside of providing their opponents with opportunities to attack them. Geoffrey Skelley, ABC News, 25 Sep. 2023 Having chosen to perform live rather than enjoy a well-deserved night off on her birthday, Beyoncé encouraged fans to come to the concert in metallic looks – in keeping with her Renaissance record’s disco theme – and the VIP section was a sea of silver Paco Rabanne paillettes as a result. Kerry McDermott, Vogue, 5 Sep. 2023 To the contrary, in keeping with Catholic tradition, Francis has repeatedly spoken out against euthanasia – both before and after the article’s publication. Nate Trela, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2023 See More

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“In keeping with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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