DISTANCE › near in distance
yakın, yanıbaşında His house is close to the sea.1725
TIME › near in time
zamanı yakın olan It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.1725
FRIENDLY › If people are close, they know each other very well and like each other a lot.
yakın, samimi, tanıdık close friends I'm very close to my brother.644
RELATIVE [always before noun] › A close relative is someone who is directly related to you, for example your mother, father, or brother.
akraba, anne, baba, kardeş626
RELATIONSHIP › seeing or talking with someone a lot
yakın olan, biriyle sıkça görüşen Our school has close links with a school in China. I'm still in close contact with my school friends.644
be/come close to doing sth › to almost achieve or do something
başarıya çok yakın olmak, neredeyse başarmak We are close to reaching an agreement.20341896
be close to sth › If someone or something is close to a particular state, they are almost in that state.
neredeyse, hemen hemen, çok yakın olmak She was close to tears.1896
COMPETITION › A close game, competition, etc is one in which people's scores are nearly the same.
sonuç/skor olarak bir birine yakın olan1475
CAREFUL [always before noun] › looking at or listening to someone or something very carefully
yakından, dikkatli, On close inspection, you could see that the painting was a fake. Keep a close watch on the children (= watch them carefully).1843
WEATHER › Close weather is too warm and there is not enough fresh air. closeness noun [U] ›
(hava) kapalı, bunaltıcı/sıcak1517
yakınlık → See also a close call → See also a close shave