in keeping with

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of 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.

Word by Word Definitions

keeping play
  1. : conformity

  2. : the act of one that keeps: such as

  3. : custody, maintenance


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