Translation of "dead" - English-Turkish dictionary

dead

adjective uk us /ded/
NOT ALIVE

A2 not now alive

ölü, ölmüş, cansız
She's been dead for 20 years now.
He was shot dead by a masked intruder.
There were three children among the dead.
EQUIPMENT

B2 If a piece of equipment is dead, it is not working.

işe yaramaz, bitmiş
a dead battery
The phone suddenly went dead.
QUIET informal

C2 If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there.

(yer, mekân) hareketsiz, cansız, sessiz, durgun, ölü
COMPLETE [ always before noun ]

C2 complete

büsbütün, tam
We waited in dead silence as the votes were counted.
BODY mainly UK

If part of your body is dead, you cannot feel it.

hissiz, uyuşmuş (vücudun bir bölümü)
My arm's gone dead.
wouldn't be caught/seen dead informal

If someone wouldn't be caught dead in a place or doing something, they would never go there or do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing.

bir şeyi çok utanç vereceğini düşünerek yapmamak veya oraya gitmemek ('ölürümde yapmam!' manasında)
[ + doing sth ] I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a bikini.
drop dead informal

C2 to die very suddenly

ansızın ölmek, hayatını kaybetmek, göçüp gitmek

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