Translation of mengamankan in English:

mengamankan

verb

  • 1

    to arrest, to make safe, to pacify
    ‘polisi sudah mengamankan daerah ini’ the police have already pacified this area
  • 2

    place in protective custody
    ‘polisi mengamankan mahasiswa-mahasiswi’ the police arrested the uni students
    ‘pencuri itu diamankan’ the thief was placed in protective custody
  • 3

    place in safekeeping
    ‘kami mengamankan lukisan-lukisan itu’ we've safeguarded those paintings
  • 4

    reassure