What does the word keeping mean?

Usage examples for keeping

  1. You're keeping Morison up. – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  2. It went on like that, and this time I had real trouble keeping my anger down. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  3. I want to tell you how your keeping my secret made a different being of me. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask