Definition of keeping
1 : conformity in keeping with good taste out of keeping with the decor
Examples of keeping in a Sentence
put the house keys into a neighbor's secure keeping while they were on vacation
my aunt has all of our family's old photographs in her keeping
Recent Examples of keeping from the Web
At the same time, the nation has witnessed its warmest one-, two-, three-, four- and five year periods in 122-years of record-keeping, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Those present were able to place their items in recycling bins for safe keeping.
Record keeping, say both Ary and the museum’s current administration, was at best inexact.
Bill Ooms, Alsip Dear Bill, Your record keeping is spot-on, with at least a trace of precipitation recorded on 12 holidays dating to 1997.
Richie, the 18-year-old daughter of musician Lionel Richie, was pictured cuddling up to the 34-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star aboard a yacht in the south of France.
The hottest topped out at 100 degrees in 1983 since official record-keeping began in the early 1940s at the Portland International Airport.
The record-keeping will allow the police department to assess the need for interpretation services, track of how often they are used, and monitor whether officers follow protocol.
By the way, colicky newborn keeping you up all night?
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