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  Words related to keeping

Related / Similar Words: retention, holding, guardianship, safekeeping

 

Definition:
  • the act of keeping in your possession;
  • the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping";
  • conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion";

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    Hyponyms: withholding, storage, hands, custody

     

    Derivational Morphology: retain, hold, keep back, hold back, keep, hold on, observe

     

     
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