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Turkish translation of “explain”

explain

verb [I, T]
 
 
/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.Defining and explainingReasons and explanations
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.Defining and explaining
(Definition of explain from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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