Safe-keeping Safe"-keep"ing, n. [Safe + keep.] The act of keeping or preserving in safety from injury or from escape; care; custody. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Safe-keeping account —   An ISO term. The account from which securities are to be withdrawn or to which securities are to be deposited. [/34x] 4*35x …   International financial encyclopaedia

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  • keeping — n. care 1) in keeping (in safe keeping) conformity 2) in keeping with (in keeping with regulations) 3) out of keeping with * * * [ kiːpɪŋ] out of keepingwith [ care ] in keeping (in safe keeping) [ conformity ] in keeping with (in keeping with… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • safe — adj. & n. adj. 1 a free of danger or injury. b (often foll. by from) out of or not exposed to danger (safe from their enemies). 2 affording security or not involving danger or risk (put it in a safe place). 3 reliable, certain; that can be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keeping — noun (U) 1 in sb s keeping being looked after or guarded by someone 2 in safe keeping being carefully guarded somewhere 3 in keeping/out of keeping (with sth) suitable or not suitable for a particular occasion or purpose: Please ensure your… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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