Synonyms for keeping

Synonyms for (noun) keeping

Synonyms: holding, retention, keeping

Definition: the act of retaining something

Similar words: ownership, possession

Definition: the act of having and controlling property

Synonyms: safekeeping, guardianship, keeping

Definition: the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

Usage: he left his car in my keeping

Similar words: obligation, duty, responsibility

Definition: the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force

Usage: we must instill a sense of duty in our children; every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty- John D.Rockefeller Jr

Synonyms: keeping

Definition: conformity or harmony

Usage: his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion

Similar words: compliance, abidance, conformation, conformity

Definition: acting according to certain accepted standards

Usage: their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

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