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Translation of "resist" - English-Turkish dictionary

resist

verb [I, T]     /rɪˈzɪst/
AVOID
B2 to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do direnç göstermek, kendini tutmak, karşı koymak I can't resist chocolate. [+ doing sth] I just can't resist reading other people's mail.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
NOT ACCEPT
to refuse to accept something and try to stop it from happening karşı çıkmak, muhalefet etmek The President is resisting calls for him to resign.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
FIGHT
to fight against someone or something that is attacking you karşı koymak, direnmek, mukavemet etmek British troops resisted the attack for two days.Responding to an attack
(Definition of resist from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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