Preserving vs Keeping - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between preserving and keeping

is that preserving is while keeping is .

As nouns the difference between preserving and keeping

is that preserving is preservation while keeping is conformity or harmony.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

preserving

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • preservation
  • * 1924 , Wilbur Olin Hedrick, The Economics of a Food Supply (page 26)
  • Some preservings of foods, indeed, can scarcely be done to advantage except on a large scale.

    keeping

    English

    Noun

  • conformity or harmony.
  • The songs are new but in keeping with tradition.
    The foreground of this painting is not in keeping .
  • charge or care.
  • * South
  • His happiness is in his own keeping .
  • Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
  • The cattle have good keeping .
  • * Milton
  • the work of many hands, which earns my keeping

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * in keeping with

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