|1.||[ noun ] (sociology) the responsibility of a guardian or keeper|
"he left his car in my keeping"
|Related terms:||duty hands keep|
|2.||[ noun ] conformity or harmony|
"his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
|Related terms:||conformity observe|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of keeping in your possession|
|Related terms:||possession storage withholding retain|