Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “once”

See all translations

once

adverb
 
 
/wʌns/
ONE TIME A2 one time
bir defa, bir kez
It's only snowed once or twice this year. I go swimming once a week (= one time every week).Rarely and infrequently
NOT NOW B1 in the past, but not now
bir zamanlar, eskiden
This house once belonged to my grandfather.In the past
once again B1 again
yine, bir daha, tekrar
Once again I'm left with all the washing up.Continually and repeatedly
all at once suddenly
aniden, birden bire
All at once he stood up and walked out of the room.Not expected or planned
at once B1 immediately
derhal, hemen
I knew at once that I would like it here.Immediately
at the same time
aynı zamanda, hep bir anda
They all started talking at once.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
once in a while sometimes but not often
zaman zaman, arada sırada, bazen
He plays tennis once in a while.Rarely and infrequently
once and for all If you do something once and for all, you do it now so that it does not have to be dealt with again.
ilk ve son defa/olarak, son olarak; bir daha ...mamak/memek üzere
Let's get to the bottom of this matter once and for all!Intensifying expressionsComplete and wholeVery and extreme
once more B1 one more time
yine, bir daha, yeniden
If you say that once more, I'm going to leave.Continually and repeatedly
for once B2 used to mean that something is happening that does not usually happen
bir defalık, bu seferlik
For once, I think I have good news for him.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
once upon a time B1 used at the beginning of a children's story to mean that something happened a long time ago
bir zamanlar, eskiden; evvel zaman içinde; bir varmış bir yokmuş
→  See also once in a blue moon In the past
(Definition of once adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “once” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More