Translation of "against" - English-Turkish dictionary


preposition uk /əˈɡenst/ us

B2 disagreeing with a plan or activity

karşı olma
Andrew wants to change offices but I'm against it.
There were 70 votes for the new proposal and 30 against.

A2 competing with or opposing someone or something

karşı yarışma
Liverpool is playing against AC Milan.
the fight against racism

A2 touching something

dayanan, yaslanan
Push the bed against the wall.

protecting you from something bad

bir şeye karşı koruyan, sakınan
Fresh fruit in the diet may protect against cancer.

B1 in the opposite direction to the way something is moving

karşı taraftan, karşısında
I was cycling against the wind.
against the law/the rules

B2 forbidden by a law or by rules

yasalara/kurallara aykırı, yasaklanmış
It's against the law to leave young children alone in the house.
against sb's advice/wishes, etc

If you do something against someone's advice, wishes, etc, you do it although they have said you should not or must not.

birinin tavsiye/istek/arzularına karşın, bunların aksine
He flew there against his doctor's advice.
have sth against sb/sth

to have a reason not to like someone or something

bir şeye, kişiye karşı olma ya da sevmemek için bir sebebi olmak
I have nothing against him personally, I just don't think he's the right man for the job.

(Translation of “against” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)