Translation of "resist" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk /rɪˈzɪst/ us

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.

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.

to fight against someone or something that is attacking you

karşı koymak, direnmek, mukavemet etmek
British troops resisted the attack for two days.

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