Translation of "close" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk us /kləʊs/

A1 near in distance

yakın, yanıbaşında
His house is close to the sea.

A1 near in time

zamanı yakın olan
It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.

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.
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

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.
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.
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.

B2 A close game, competition, etc is one in which people's scores are nearly the same.

sonuç/skor olarak bir birine yakın olan
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).

Close weather is too warm and there is not enough fresh air.

(hava) kapalı, bunaltıcı/sıcak
closeness noun [ U ]

→ See also a close call , a close shave

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