Translation of "resist" - English-Turkish dictionary

resist

verb [ I, T ] uk us /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.
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.
FIGHT

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)