Synonyms of keeping
careDictionary • It has been handed over for safe keeping.
care • the orphans who were in her care
charge • I have been given charge of this class.
trust • The British Library holds its collection in trust for the nation.
protection • The primary duty of parents is the protection of their children.
maintenance • the maintenance of government buildings
custody • I'm taking him to court to get custody of the children.
safekeeping • He had been given the bills for safekeeping by a business partner.
PHRASE:▷ in keeping with
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careCare is also a noun.
• the orphans who were in her care
chargeIf you take charge of someone or something, you make yourself responsible for them and take control over them. If someone or something is in your charge, you are responsible for them.
• I have been given charge of this class.
custodyCustody is the legal right to keep and look after a child, especially the right given to a child's mother or father when they get divorced.
• I'm taking him to court to get custody of the children.
Thesaurus for keeping from the Collins English Thesaurus
conformity or harmony (esp in the phrases in or out of keeping)