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Definition of "safe-keeping" [safe•-keep•ing]

  • Alternative spelling of safekeeping. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "safe-keeping" in a sentence
  • "Go Takayama for The Wall Street Journal Salvaged historical swords Many of the most significant artifacts—including the swords and a set of historic diaries—have been handed over to other museums for restoration and safe-keeping."
  • "But if you thought having all your photos under the Disney umbrella meant they were in safe-keeping then think again."
  • "Late in 1979, once the finds had been analysed and photographed, they were handed over to the National Museum in Kabul for safe-keeping."