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1. Performance or management of household tasks.
2. Management and maintenance of the property of an institution or organization.
3. Routine tasks and procedures carried out in the functioning of an operation or system.
4. A department in a hotel or institution that is in charge of cleaning and minor maintenance.
vb (intr) , -keeps, -keeping or -kept
to run your a household or to act as a housekeeper
v.i. -kept, -keep•ing.
to keep or maintain a house.