Die Übersetzung von "set" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


verb /set/ (present participle setting, past tense, past participle set)

to put or place

She set the tray down on the table.

to put plates, knives, forks etc on (a table) for a meal

sediakan meja makan
Please would you set the table for me?

to settle or arrange (a date, limit, price etc)

Have you set a date for the wedding yet?

to give a person (a task etc) to do

The witch set the prince three tasks
The teacher set a test for her pupils
He should set the others a good example.

to cause to start doing something

His behaviour set people talking.

(of the sun etc) to disappear below the horizon

It gets cooler when the sun sets.

to become firm or solid

Has the concrete set?

to adjust (eg a clock or its alarm) so that it is ready to perform its function

He set the alarm for 7.00 a.m.

to arrange (hair) in waves or curls.


to fix in the surface of something, eg jewels in a ring.


to put (broken bones) into the correct position for healing

They set his broken arm.
setting noun

a background

This castle is the perfect setting for a murder.

an arrangement of jewels in eg a ring.


music composed for a poem etc

muzik latar
settings of folk songs.
setback noun

a delay in progress

We had a bit of a setback when the car broke down.
set phrase noun

(linguistics) a phrase which always occurs in one form, and which cannot be changed

frasa yang tetap
’Of no fixed abode’ is a set phrase.
set-square noun

a triangular instrument with one right angle, used in geometrical drawing etc.

sesiku segi tiga
setting lotion noun

a lotion that is used in setting the hair.

losen mengeset
set-to noun

an argument or fight

bekerja keras
They had a set-to over which TV programme to watch.
set-up noun

an arrangement

There are several families living together in that house – it’s a funny set-up.
all set (often with to)

ready or prepared (to do something); just on the point of (doing something)

We were all set to leave when the phone rang.
set about phrasal verb

to begin

She set about planning her holiday
How will you set about this task?
set (someone) against (someone)

to cause (a person) to dislike (another person)

menimbulkan kebencian kepada seseorang
She set the children against their father.
set aside phrasal verb

to keep for a special use or purpose

He set aside some cash for use at the weekend.
set back phrasal verb

to delay the progress of

melambatkan perkembangan
His illness set him back a bit at school.
set down phrasal verb

(of a bus etc) to stop and let (passengers) out

The bus set us down outside the post-office.
set in phrasal verb

to begin or become established

mula wujud
Boredom soon set in among the children.
set off phrasal verb

(sometimes with on) to start a journey

bersiap sedia
We set off to go to the beach.

to cause to start doing something

menyebabkan sesuatu berulang
She had almost stopped crying, but his harsh words set her off again.

to explode or ignite

You should let your father set off all the fireworks.
set (something or someone) on (someone) phrasal verb

to cause (eg dogs) to attack (a person)

menyuruh sesuatu menyerang sesuatu
He set his dogs on me.
set out phrasal verb

to start a journey

bersiap sedia
He set out to explore the countryside.

to intend

I didn’t set out to prove him wrong.
set to phrasal verb

to start to do something (vigorously)

They set to, and finished the work the same day.
set up phrasal verb

to establish

When was the organization set up?

to arrange or construct

He set up the apparatus for the experiment.
set up camp

to erect tents etc

memasang khemah
They set up camp in a field.
set up house

to establish one’s own home

berumah sendiri
He’ll soon be earning enough to set up house on his own.
set up shop

to start a shop

memulakan perniagaan
They set up shop in the High Street.
set upon phrasal verb ( set on)

to attack

He set upon me in the dark.

(Die Übersetzung von "set" von PASSWORT Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)