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Translation of "close" - English-Turkish dictionary

close

adjective     /kləʊs/
DISTANCE
A1 near in distance yakın, yanıbaşında His house is close to the sea.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
TIME
A1 near in time zamanı yakın olan It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
FRIENDLY
A2 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.Friendly
RELATIVE [always before noun]
B1 A close relative is someone who is directly related to you, for example your mother, father, or brother. akraba, anne, baba, kardeş Family relations in general
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.Friendly
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.AchievableAlmostMerely and barely
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.AlmostMerely and barely
COMPETITION
B2 A close game, competition, etc is one in which people's scores are nearly the same. sonuç/skor olarak bir birine yakın olan Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
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).Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
WEATHER
Close weather is too warm and there is not enough fresh air. (hava) kapalı, bunaltıcı/sıcak Sultriness and humidityHot and heat
closeness noun [U]
yakınlık
→  See also a close call , a close shave
(Definition of close adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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