housekeeping - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the jobs that need to be done in a house, for example cleaning and cooking

    We try to share the housekeeping.

  2. 2
    money that you use to pay for the things that you need at home, for example food and electricity
  3. 5
    computing things that have to be done regularly on a computer system to make sure that it will run well