Übersetzung von “keep” — Englisch–Malaysisch Wörterbuch


verb /kiːp/ (past tense, past participle kept /kept/)

to have for a very long or indefinite period of time

He gave me the picture to keep.

not to give or throw away; to preserve

I kept the most interesting books
Can you keep a secret?

to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position

berada, kekal dalam sesuatu keadaan
I keep this gun loaded
How do you keep cool in this heat?
Will you keep me informed of what happens?

to go on (performing or repeating a certain action)

He kept walking.

to have in store

I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.

to look after or care for

She keeps the garden beautifully
I think they keep hens.

to remain in good condition

That meat won’t keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.

to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc)

She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments
He kept the accounts for the club.

to hold back or delay

Sorry to keep you.

to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone)

He has a wife and child to keep.

to act in the way demanded by someone

She kept her promise.
keeper noun

a person who looks after something, eg animals in a zoo

The lion has killed its keeper.

a goalkeeper

penjaga gol
The keeper took the goalkick.
keeping noun

care or charge

The money had been given into his keeping.
keep-fit noun

a series or system of exercises, usually simple, intended to improve the physical condition of ordinary people, especially women

menjaga kesihatan
She’s very keen on keep-fit, but it doesn’t do her much good
(also adjective) keep-fit exercises.
keepsake /-seik/ noun

something given or taken to be kept in memory of the giver

tanda kenangan
She gave him a piece of her hair as a keepsake.
for keeps


You can have this necklace for keeps.
in keeping with

suited to

He has moved to a house more in keeping with his position as a headmaster.
keep away phrasal verb

to (cause to) remain at a distance

jangan dekat
Keep away from the crocodiles – they’re dangerous!
keep back phrasal verb

not to (allow to) move forward

She kept the child back on the edge of the crowd
Everybody keep back from the door!

not to tell or make known

I feel he’s keeping the real story back for some reason.

not to give or pay out

menahan sesuatu
Part of my allowance is kept back to pay for my meals
Will they keep it back every week?
keep one’s distance

to stay quite far away

The deer did not trust us and kept their distance.
keep down phrasal verb

not to (allow to) rise up

Keep down – they’re shooting at us!

to control or put a limit on

They are taking steps to keep down the rabbit population.

to digest without vomiting

tidak memuntahkan
He has eaten some food, but he won’t be able to keep it down.
keep one’s end up

to perform one’s part in something just as well as all the others who are involved

You have to keep your end up and make sure your opinion is heard.
keep from phrasal verb

to stop oneself from (doing something)

menahan diri
I could hardly keep from hitting him.
keep going

to go on doing something despite difficulties

We decided to keep going despite the poor weather.
keep hold of

not to let go of

terus pegang
She told him to keep hold of her hand while they crossed the road.
keep house (for)

to do the cooking, housework etc (for)

membuat kerja-kerja rumah
She keeps house for her brother.
keep in phrasal verb

not to allow to go or come out or outside

The teacher kept him in till he had finished the work.

to stay close to the side of a road etc.

berada di tepi jalan
keep in mind

to remember and take into consideration later

Keep in mind that the restaurant gets very busy and you may have to book a table in advance.
keep it up phrasal verb

to carry on doing something at the same speed or as well as one is doing it at present

Your work is good – keep it up!
keep off phrasal verb

to stay away

There are notices round the bomb warning people to keep off
The rain kept off and we had sunshine for the wedding.

to prevent from getting to or on to (something)

This umbrella isn’t pretty, but it keeps off the rain.
keep on phrasal verb

to continue (doing something or moving)

berterusan membuat sesuatu
He just kept on going until he was too exhausted to continue.
They kept on until they came to a petrol station.
keep oneself to oneself

to tell others very little about oneself, and not to be very friendly or sociable

He likes to keep himself to himself.
keep out phrasal verb

not to (allow to) enter

The notice at the building site said ’Keep out!’
This coat keeps out the wind.
keep out of phrasal verb

not to become involved in

Do try to keep out of trouble!
keep time

(of a clock etc) to show the time accurately

tepati masa
Does this watch keep (good) time?
keep to phrasal verb

not to leave or go away from

Keep to this side of the park!
We kept to the roads we knew.
keep (something) to oneself

not to tell anyone (something)

He kept his conclusions to himself.
keep up phrasal verb

(often with with) to move fast enough not to be left behind (by)

Even the children managed to keep up
Don’t run – I can’t keep up with you.

to continue, or cause to remain, in operation

I enjoy our friendship and try to keep it up.
keep up with the Joneses /ˈdʒounziz/

to have everything one’s neighbours/neighbors have

She didn’t need a new cooker – she just bought one to keep up with the Joneses.
keep watch

to have the task of staying alert and watching for danger

One of the men kept watch while the other two broke in through a window.

(Übersetzung von “keep” aus dem PASSWORD English–Malaysian Dictionary © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)