for safekeeping

for safekeeping

To ensure that something is not lost or damaged. Don't worry, I'll put your glasses over here for safekeeping. All of our important documents are in this drawer for safekeeping.

for safekeeping

for the purpose of keeping someone or something safe. I put my jewelry in the vault for safekeeping. I checked my fur coat at the entrance to the bar for safekeeping.
References in classic literature ?
He did not drink anything, because Elzbieta got his money for safekeeping, and knew him too well to be in the least frightened by his angry demands.
Phoebe threw down a whole handful of cents, which he picked up with joyless eagerness, handed them over to the Italian for safekeeping, and immediately recommenced a series of pantomimic petitions for more.
It had been "granted to him for safekeeping," as the letters patent said; and certainly he kept it well.
(As much as possible, let us not carry firearms outside our residence, and if the firearms are expired, it is better to surrender it for safekeeping or custody to the nearest police station.)
Banac said that Tulfo's firearms, even if duly registered, need to be surrendered for safekeeping as he currently has no more authority to own the guns without license.
PEIIS is only a part of our continuing capability enhancement program for safekeeping of drug evidence.
CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO, La Union - Gun owners in the Ilocos region turned in 488 firearms to the police for safekeeping.
Regulation on custodian of securities provide for safekeeping of securities or gold or gold related instruments or title deeds of real estate and services incidental but do not provide for safekeeping of goods, which are underlying assets of commodity derivatives.
Once early-voting concluded at 5 pm, the EC staff sealed all the ballot boxes in front of the agents of the candidates and took the boxes for safekeeping at the Hutan Melintang Police Station,' he said.
It was towed to Naivasha police station for safekeeping.
"Nobody knows where this is now, he may have passed this on to someone for safekeeping prior to his suicide.
Police took the gun for safekeeping and took Vaughan to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend for observation.
The plaque has been taken down for safekeeping after residents noticed it had been loosened - possibly by someone planning to return later to steal it.
Exactly 72 years after Benjamin Slager and Lena Slager-de Vries were deported to the Westerbork concentration camp in October, 1942, along with the rest of the Jews in the Dutch town of Winschoten, their heirs got back a small box of now-priceless valuable they gave to a Dutch neighbor for safekeeping. JTA reports that Els Kok, a descendent of the Jewish couple, was presented with the box, which contained a watch, locket, and several ringsand which the Dutch family had passed down with strict safekeeping instructionsduring a ceremony last week at the Winschoten town hall.
One of the plaques was put away for safekeeping and turned up in a garage.