Synonym of keeping

Alternative for keeping

keeps, kept, keeping

Synonym: conserve, guard, have, hold, maintain, preserve, protect, save, tend,

Antonym: break,

Noun

The action or fact of owning, maintaining, or protecting something
care trust custody charge guardianship possession protection keep safekeeping custodianship maintenance safeguard ward patronage protectorship supervision trusteeship tutelage preservation safe keeping control guidance aegis management surveillance auspices superintendence wardship responsibility conservation support stewardship handling administration guard direction superintendency regulation government oversight governance intendance headship presidency safeguarding shelter umbrella operation salvation upkeep championship preserving conserving sustentation preserval backing sponsorship watch ministration safety authority refuge running security observation command conduct hands guarding protecting defence inspection defense saving upholding advocacy looking after perpetuation storage sustainment managing care and feeding keeping going keeping alive keeping up wardenship caretaking tutorship tutelarity influence escrow lap egis overseeing check countenance moment store liability account providence help evaporation shield tanning refrigeration safe haven cover reassurance insurance assurance certainty continuance continuation prolongation continuity auspice wing agency favour favor parenting retainment sustaining power mothering aid guaranty assistance fathering provision of care good hands sustention carrying-on carrying on jurisdiction conservancy husbandry supervising cherishing governing hand thrall say-so careful management leadership organization rule orchestration organisation controlling manipulation coordination execution directing regulating conducting ruling commanding administering orchestrating treatment masterminding instruction approach performance regiment mastery sway containment reins prosecution comanagement generalship codirection coadministration plan policy tactics regimen strategy carrying out transaction wielding red tape monitoring policing ordering arrangement adaptation classification alteration reorganisation systematisation settlement regimentation reorganization reconciliation responsibility for standardisation organizing codification standardization organising systematization moderation

Noun

The state or fact of according with or meeting rules or standards
observance adherence conformity abidance conformance observation compliance obedience obedience to compliance with adherence to accordance with abidance by acquiescence in respect for accordance obeying assent heeding following agreement honouring honoring conformity to observance of notice of honouring of attention to heeding of fulfilment of discharge of carrying out of observation of consent acquiescence allegiance reaction fulfillment execution heed regard adjustment to adaptation to accommodation to discharge satisfaction mindfulness acquittal fulfilment acquittance performance keeping of carrying out concurrence congruency congruity accord congruence fidelity to acknowledgment of performance of coherence consistency consonance conformability respect unity harmony compatibility concord correspondence similarity uniformity consensus concert unison unanimity rapport affinity coincidence union agreeing harmonization equivalence correlation concurrency parity equivalency equality concordance harmonisation amity similitude association relationship sameness likeness resemblance coordinateness alliance affiliation complying analogy concession like-mindedness equal terms interoperability fit support concurring identity reconciliation acceptance confirmation endorsement sympathy congeniality verification accession accommodation compromise acceding acknowledging assenting ratifying meeting of the minds symmetry balance congruousness consilience parallelism match apposition conformation conforming tune

Noun

Effective control over something
grip control power command sway dominion authority hold mastery domination reign rule clutch dominance influence grasp arm reins possession tyranny tenure charge clutches stranglehold death grip evil embrace hands custody claws jaws personal power ascendancy supremacy sovereignty jurisdiction hegemony government ascendency predominance leadership administration might clout ascendance mana pull ascendence occupation superiority direction ownership management upper hand force proprietorship occupancy clasp spell leverage clamp clinch regime strength whip hand prepotency prepotence predomination prepollency holding regimentation tenancy primacy residence pre-eminence edge paramountcy imperium sovranty presidency rulership hand overlordship retention subjection regiment authorization authorisation dynasty clench security governance say-so iron grip rein triumph victory choke monopoly monarchy claim potency reach conquest supervision stewardship suppression strong influence guidance omnipotence guardianship superintendence title helm empire regnancy generalship despotism coercion weight prerogative collaring commandeering raj regimen right contract lease freehold time in power period of influence licence strings impact effect say privilege license teeth drag jump ability muscle slavery servitude strong arm leg up bondage enslavement might and main subjugation yoke period term time thraldom lock headlock throttlehold servility thralldom incumbency serfdom oppression vassalage preeminence thrall predominancy term of office period of office strong hold vicelike grip advantage lordship suzerainty regency commission seniority

Noun

The action of confining or state of being confined
confinement imprisonment incarceration internment captivity custody detention restraint arrest immurement impoundment prison durance duress porridge thraldom thrall bonds boundary bounding bounds check coercion constrainment constraint control cramp curb delimitation house arrest immuration gaol jail limit repression safekeeping scope trammels detainment bondage hold detainer thralldom slavery enslavement subjugation servitude committal subjection serfdom vassalage quarantine remand time fetters isolation yoke chokey withholding penal servitude hard labour chains holding domination servility solitary confinement apprehension retention peonage gaoling jailing bust pinch nab entombment enthrallment limbo retaining preservation maintenance obedience reservation bird enthralment persecution exploitation solitary holding cell lockdown the hole sentence term jaildom shackles oppression restraints serfage suppression villenage helotry dependency dependence serfhood subordination subservience arrestation pen pickup hindrance impediment holding back keeping in holding pen locking up time up the river capture seizure collar arrestment bag hook nip nail mitt protective custody nick booby trap appropriation sweep pull in pull pick up grab preventive custody snare glom taking into custody restraining run in sequestering commandeering confiscation taking abduction seizing catching expropriation arrogation takeover grabbing annexation usurpation nabbing preemption catch sequestration snatching requisitioning impounding drop snatch poind removal taking away cop collaring annexing conquering busting nailing pinching booking distraint disseisin distrainment attachment assumption trapping ensnaring appropriating acquisition acquirement securing knock off being imprisoned being nabbed being trapped being lifted being collared being pinched being taken into custody being taken captive being taken prisoner forceful holding

Noun

The state or quality of being suitable, adapted or accommodated
fitness appropriateness propriety suitability aptness seemliness appositeness rightness adaptation felicitousness felicity fittingness happiness properness qualifications suitableness competence eligibility preparedness readiness applicability pertinence accommodation accordance admissibility agreeableness assimilation auspiciousness compatibility concurrency congeniality congruousness consistency consonance convenience correspondence decency decorum expediency harmony order patness relevancy seasonableness timeliness correctness relevance decorousness civility respectability dignity modesty appropriacy etiquette virtue formality conventionality ceremoniousness good form good manners becomingness germaneness courtesy usefulness decentness honesty comeliness righteousness respectableness opportuneness preparation morality well-suitedness expedience congruity equitableness agreement ethicality grace eloquence effectiveness orderliness correctitude bearing availability recommendability legitimacy advisability pleasantness concord justice meetness form wholesomeness judiciousness choiceness qualifiedness capacity capability worthiness materiality delicacy demureness purity good taste what it takes application politesse good breeding bon ton pertinency concernment marriageability maturity ripeness alertness mobility willingness awareness zeal vigilance attentiveness politeness protocol good behavior sobriety breeding refinement manners gentility deportment mores punctilio manner niceties couth amenities coyness discreetness severity chasteness rectitude orthodoxy discretion probity tenue accepted conduct the done thing formalities convention custom proprieties usage rules customs conformity code tikanga punctilios kawa suavities code of behavior proper behaviour rules of conduct accepted behaviour good behaviour acceptable behaviour social norm customary behaviour polite behaviour thing to do social graces code of behaviour p's and q's rules of behaviour proper behavior courtliness convenance restraint habits demeanor tact sedateness demeanour conduct gravity good grace appropriate behavior

Verb

Present participle for to continue or cause to continue in a specified condition, position or course

Verb

(of an expression) Present participle for to keep from exceeding an acceptable degree or level

Verb

Present participle for to maintain by writing regular records in

Verb

(of food) Present participle for to stay fresh

Verb

(of animals) Present participle for to own and look after for pleasure or profit

Antonym of keeping

keeping Idiom, Proverb

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