Translation of "explain" - English-Turkish dictionary

explain

verb [ I, T ] uk us /ɪkˈspleɪn/

A2 to make something clear or easy to understand by giving reasons for it or details about it

izah etmek, açıklamak, anlatmak
[ + question word ] Can you explain why you did this?
Can you explain to me how this mobile phone works?
[ + (that) ] He explained that he was going to stay with his sister.
explaining noun [ U ]

when you have to explain or give a good reason for your actions

açıklama, izah, bildirme, neden gösterme
You'll have a lot of explaining to do when dad finds out what happened.

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