Unscramble keeping

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • keeping is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • keeping is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • keeping is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points

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Definition of keeping


  • conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion".
  • the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping". Synonyms: guardianship, safekeeping.
  • the act of retaining something. Synonyms: holding, retention.


  • 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". Synonyms: hold, keep, maintain.
  • 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". Synonyms: continue, go along, go on, keep, proceed. Antonyms: discontinue.
  • retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?", "She kept her maiden name after she married". Synonyms: hold on, keep. Antonyms: lose.
  • stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading", "His snoring kept me from falling asleep", "Keep the child from eating the marbles". Synonyms: keep, prevent. Antonyms: let.
  • conform one's action or practice to; "keep appointments", "she never keeps her promises", "We kept to the original conditions of the contract". Synonyms: keep, observe. Antonyms: break.
  • stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome", "keep count", "I cannot keep track of all my employees". Synonyms: keep, maintain, observe.
  • look after; be the keeper of; have charge of; "He keeps the shop when I am gone". Synonyms: keep.
  • maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary", "maintain a record", "keep notes". Synonyms: keep, maintain.
  • supply with room and board; "He is keeping three women in the guest cottage", "keep boarders". Synonyms: keep.
  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; "We cannot continue several servants any longer", "She retains a lawyer", "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff", "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on", "We kept the work going as long as we could", "She retained her composure", "this garment retains its shape even after many washings". Synonyms: continue, keep, keep on, retain.
  • supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family", "The money will sustain our good cause", "There's little to earn and many to keep". Synonyms: keep, maintain, sustain.
  • fail to spoil or rot; "These potatoes keep for a long time". Synonyms: keep, stay fresh.
  • behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments", "celebrate Christmas", "Observe Yom Kippur". Synonyms: celebrate, keep, observe.
  • keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile", "Keep your temper", "keep your cool". Synonyms: hold back, keep, keep back, restrain.
  • maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you". Synonyms: keep, preserve.
  • raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard", "he keeps bees". Synonyms: keep.
  • retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth", "keep my seat, please", "keep open the possibility of a merger". Synonyms: hold open, keep, keep open, save.
  • store or keep customarily; "Where do you keep your gardening tools?". Synonyms: keep.
  • have as a supply; "I always keep batteries in the freezer", "keep food for a week in the pantry", "She keeps a sixpack and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator". Synonyms: keep.
  • maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside", "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips". Synonyms: keep, maintain.
  • hold and prevent from leaving; "The student was kept after school". Synonyms: keep.
  • prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats", "keep potatoes fresh". Synonyms: keep, preserve.

Related words

blank, can, carry, check, commemorate, confine, conserve, contain, continue, control, corn, curb, cure, custody, deduct, defend, dehydrate, deny, desiccate, distance, exclude, hands, harbor, harbour, herd, hinder, hold, housekeep, impede, inhibit, maintain, mark, moderate, mourn, patronage, pickle, preserve, pressurise, pressurize, recoup, refrigerate, refuse, reseed, retain, ride, salt, save, shut, solemnise, solemnize, storage, store, suppress, tin, uphold, withhold, withholding.

Words nearby

seeping, weeping.

Rhymes with

creeping, leaping, safekeeping, seeping, sleeping, sweeping, weeping.

Words made by unscrambling the letters keeping plus one letter



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