◄ Keeping ►

1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Keep.

2. (n.) A holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care; preservation.

3. (n.) Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping.

4. (n.) Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other.

5. (n.) Harmony or correspondence between the different parts of a work of art; as, the foreground of this painting is not in keeping.

accommodation accord accordance acquiescence acquittal acquittance adaptation adaption adherence adjustment administration agreement auspices balance bilateral symmetry bottling up care carrying out charge clinging compliance conformance conformation other-direction conformity congruity conservancy conservation conservational conservationism conservationist conservative conservatory conserving consistency conventionality corking up correspondence cure custodianship custody discharge dynamic symmetry environmental conservation equality equilibrium eurythmics eurythmy evenness execution finish flexibility forest conservation forest management fulfillment governance government grasping gripping guardianship guarding guidance hands harmony heed heeding hold holding holding in inhibition jurisdiction keep line locking in maintenance malleability management ministry multilateral symmetry obedience observance observation orthodoxy oversight parallelism pastorage pastorate pastorship patronage performance pliancy polarity practice prehension preserval preservation preservative preservatory preserving preventive custody proportion proportionality protection protective protective custody protectorship reconcilement reconciliation regularity repression respect retainment retention retentive retentiveness retentivity safe hands safekeeping salvage salvation satisfaction saving shapeliness soil conservation stewardship stream conservation strictness support suppression sustentation symmetricalness symmetry tenacious tenacity traditionalism trilateral symmetry trust tutelage uniformity upkeep ward wardenship wardship watch and ward water conservation wetlands conservation wildlife conservation wing


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