Keeping

Definition of Keeping

Keep´ing
n.1.A holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care; preservation.
His happiness is in his own keeping.
- South.
2.Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping.
The work of many hands, which earns my keeping.
- Milton.
3.Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other; his levity is not in keeping with the seriousness of the occasion.
4.(Paint.) Harmony or correspondence between the different parts of a work of art; as, the foreground of this painting is not in keeping.
Keeping room
a family sitting room.

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