Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “rather”

See all translations

rather

adverb
 
 
/ˈrɑːðər/
SLIGHTLY B1 slightly or to a degree
biraz, az çok, oldukça
I rather like it. I find her books rather dull.Some and quite
rather than B1 instead of
yerine; ...dan/den ziyade/çok; ...-mektense/dense
He saw his music as a hobby rather than a career.Replacing and exchanging
would rather B1 If you would rather do something, you would prefer to do that thing.
tercih etmek; yeğlemek
I'd much rather go out for a meal than stay in and watch TV.Liking more
CORRECT B2 used to change something you have just said and make it more correct
daha doğrusu, aslında
I tried writing some drama, or rather comedy-drama, but it wasn't very good.Replacing and exchanging
(Definition of rather from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rather” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More