out+of+keeping

  • 1 out of keeping — index anomalous, disproportionate, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, incommensurate, incongruous, inept ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 out of keeping — {adj. phr.} Not going well together; not agreeing; not proper. * /Loud talk was out of keeping in the library./ * /It was out of keeping for the kind man to kick the dog./ Contrast: IN KEEPING …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 out of keeping — {adj. phr.} Not going well together; not agreeing; not proper. * /Loud talk was out of keeping in the library./ * /It was out of keeping for the kind man to kick the dog./ Contrast: IN KEEPING …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 out\ of\ keeping — adj. phr. Not going well together; not agreeing; not proper. Loud talk was out of keeping in the library. It was out of keeping for the kind man to kick the dog. Contrast: in keeping …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 5 out of keeping — Synonyms and related words: ill adapted, ill assorted, ill chosen, ill fitted, ill matched, ill sorted, ill suited, ill timed, improper, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, inept, infelicitous, irrelevant, mal a propos,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 out or keeping — adjective not in keeping with what is correct or proper completely inappropriate behavior • Syn: ↑inappropriate, ↑incompatible, ↑unfitting • Similar to: ↑incongruous • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 out of keeping with — not agreeing with or sharing important qualities with (something) Her comments revealed a nervousness that seemed out of keeping with her calm appearance. The modern décor was out of keeping with the church s architecture. • • • Main Entry: ↑kee …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 out of keeping with something — out of keeping with (something) in keeping with (something) in a way that is suitable or right for a particular situation, style, or tradition. The antique desk seems out of keeping with the modern furniture in the rest of the house …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 9 out of keeping with — (something) in keeping with (something) in a way that is suitable or right for a particular situation, style, or tradition. The antique desk seems out of keeping with the modern furniture in the rest of the house …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 10 out of keeping (with something) — out of ˈkeeping (with sth) idiom not appropriate or expected in a particular situation; not in agreement with sth • The painting is out of keeping with the rest of the room. Main entry: ↑keepingidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 out of keeping with something — in keeping/out of keeping/with something phrase in the same manner or style not in the same manner or style as something else a custom in keeping with tradition buildings that are out of keeping with their surroundings Thesaurus: similar and… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 out of keeping with — ► in (or out of) keeping with in (or out of) harmony or conformity with. Main Entry: ↑keeping …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 in (or out of) keeping with — in (or out of) harmony or conformity with. → keeping …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 keeping — ► NOUN ▪ the action of keeping something. ● in (or out of) keeping with Cf. ↑out of keeping with …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Keeping Time — Studio album by Paul Jabara Released May 1978 …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 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

  • 17 keeping — keep|ing [ˈki:pıŋ] n 1.) in keeping (with sth) matching something or suitable in a particular situation ▪ In keeping with tradition, everyone wore black. 2.) out of keeping (with sth) not matching something or not suitable in a particular… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 keeping — UK [ˈkiːpɪŋ] / US [ˈkɪpɪŋ] noun in keeping/out of keeping with something in the same manner or style/not in the same manner or style as something else a custom in keeping with tradition buildings that are out of keeping with their surroundings in …

    English dictionary

  • 19 keeping — /ˈkipɪŋ / (say keeping) noun 1. the act of someone or something that keeps; observance, custody, or care: the keeping of community rituals; the keeping of a tidy garden. 2. Mechanics any of various devices for holding something in position. 3.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 keeping — keep|ing [ kipıŋ ] noun uncount in/out of keeping with something in/not in the same manner or style as something else: a custom in keeping with tradition buildings that are out of keeping with their surroundings …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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