Pronunciation: (kē'ping), [key]
1. agreement or conformity in things or elements associated together: His actions are not in keeping with his words.
2. the act of a person or thing that keeps; observance, custody, or care.
3. maintenance or keep.
4. holding, reserving, or retaining.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.