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The action of owning, maintaining, or protecting something,
  1. The action of owning, maintaining, or protecting something
    • - the keeping of dogs
    • - careful record-keeping is needed

  1. conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
  2. guardianship: the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"
  3. retention: the act of retaining something
  4. (keep) support: the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
  5. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
  6. (keep) the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
  7. (keep) continue: continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
  8. Keeping is a surname, and may refer to: * Charles Keeping (1924-1988), British illustrator, children's book author and lithographer * Frank Keeping (19th century), British racing cyclist * Jeff Keeping (born 1982), Canadian Football League defensive tackle * Max Keeping (born 1942), Canadian ...
  9. KEEP is a commercially-supported FM radio station serving the general area of Fredericksburg, Texas, due west from Austin and due north of San Antonio. KEEP is owned by J & J Fritz Media and is broadcast from Johnson City, Texas. ...
  10. (Keep (Dune)) Arrakis (الراقص al-rāqiṣ, "the dancer") – informally known as Dune and later called Rakis – is a fictional desert planet featured in the Dune series of novels by Frank Herbert. ...
  11. (Keep (redirect page)) A keep is a strong central tower which is used as a dungeon or a fortress. Often, the keep is the most defended area of a castle, and as such may form the main habitation area, or contain important stores such as the armoury, food, and the main water well, which would ...
  12. (The Keep (album)) The Keep (1997) is the soundtrack to the movie The Keep (1983) by the German electronic music group Tangerine Dream. A limited run of 150 CDs were sold at a concert by the group in the UK in 1997. ...
  13. (The Keep (comics)) The Keep is a limited series written by American author F. Paul Wilson and drawn by Matthew Dow Smith, published by IDW Publishing
  14. (keeped) Common misspelling of kept. An incorrect conjugation of "to keep."
  15. (Keep) term sometimes used for the striking plate fitted to the door frame which accepts the lock bolt or latch tongue.
  16. (keep) the tower or innermost stronghold of a medieval castle.
  17. (Keep) A strong stone tower; main tower; donjon; stronghold.
  18. (KEEP) The strongest tower of a castle.
  19. (KEEP) A metal cover to suit a Rim Latch / Lock designed to hold the latch in place and thus secure the door.
  20. (KEEP) Kidney Early Evaluation Program
  21. (Keep) 6 March 2007, see discussion.
  22. (Keep) A component, usually of a rim lock or rim latch, fixed on to the frame to engage a bolt or bolts
  23. (Keep) A receiver to secure a window fastener
  24. (Keep) As a noun. Care, attention; to nim (take, give) keep, to take notice; hence, care in watching. Hence, a place for keeping something, a cupboard, a meat-safe (to keep flies from flesh In summer: 17th century), a reservoir for fish; a clasp, button, or lock. ...
  25. (Keep) Main tower; final defensive refuge.