averse Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "averse" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

averse

adjective
 
 
/əˈvɜːs/
not be averse to sth UK humorous to be happy or willing to do or have something: She's not averse to the occasional glass of champagne.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
be averse to sth formal to strongly dislike somethingNot liking
Translations of “averse”
in Vietnamese không thích…
in Spanish que aborrece, que tiene antipatía a…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่ชอบ…
in Malaysian enggan…
in French opposé à…
in German abgeneigt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對的, 嫌惡的, 不願意的…
in Indonesian membenci, menolak, menentang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对的, 嫌恶的, 不愿意的…
(Definition of averse from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “averse” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More