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Translation of "way" - English-Turkish dictionary

way

noun     /weɪ/
METHOD [C]
A2 how you do something yol, usül, yöntem [+ to do sth] I must find a way to help him. [+ of + doing sth] We looked at various ways of solving the problem. [+ (that)] It was the way that she told me that I didn't like.Ways of achieving things
ROUTE [C]
A2 the route you take to get from one place to another yol [usually singular] Is there another way out of here? I must buy a paper on the way home. Can you find your way back to my house? I took the wrong road and lost my way (= got lost).Routes and roads in general
make your way to/through/towards, etc
to move somewhere, often with difficulty güçlükle yolunu açarak ilerlemek We made our way through the shop to the main entrance.Advancing and moving forward
be on her/my/its, etc way
to be arriving soon yolda olmak, geliyor olmak Apparently she's on her way.Journeys
in/out of the/sb's way
B2 in/not in the area in front of someone that they need to pass or see through önünde/yolunda ol(ma)mak I couldn't see because Bill was in the way. Sorry, am I in your way? Could you move out of the way, please?Space - general wordsAreas of land in general
a third of the way/most of the way, etc
used to say how much of something is completed üçte birinde/çoğunda vb. A third of the way through the film she dies.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
get in the way of sth/sb
to prevent someone from doing or continuing with something önüne geçmek, engellemek, mani olmak Don't let your new friends get in the way of your studies.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
be under way
to be already happening devam etmekte/ilerlemekte olmak Building work is already under way.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
give way (to sb/sth)
to allow someone to get what they want, or to allow something to happen after trying to prevent it teslim olmak, boyun eğmek, razı olmak The boss finally gave way when they threatened to stop work.Allowing and permitting
UK ( US yield) to allow other vehicles to go past before you move onto a road yol vermek Driving and operating road vehicles
give way to sth
to change into something else dönüşmek; ...a/e dönmek; değişmek; şekline dönmek Her excitement quickly gave way to horror.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
give way
If something gives way, it falls because it is not strong enough to support the weight on top of it. kırılmak, kopmak, çökmek, bel vermek Suddenly the ground gave way under me.Tearing and breaking into piecesFalling and droppingMoving downwards
get sth out of the way
to finish something bitirmek, tamamlamak, sona erdirmek I'll go shopping when I've got this essay out of the way.Coming to an endCausing something to end
DIRECTION [C]
B1 a direction something faces or travels yön, yol, taraf This bus is going the wrong way. Which way up does this picture go (= which side should be at the top)? UK He always wears his baseball cap the wrong way round (= backwards).Direction of motionPoints of the compass
SPACE/TIME [no plural]
B1 an amount of space or time (zaman, mesafe) uzaklık We're a long way from home. The exams are still a long way away/off.Space - general wordsAreas of land in generalPeriods of time - general words
make way
to move away so that someone or something can pass yol vermek, yol açmak General words for movement
make way for sth
If you move or get rid of something to make way for something new, you do so in order to make a space for the new thing. yerine yeni bir şey yapmak için yer açmak/değişiklik yapmak They knocked down the old houses to make way for a new hotel.Space - general wordsAreas of land in general
in a way/in many ways
used to say that you think something is partly true bir bakıma, bir anlamda; bir çok bakımdan In a way his behaviour is understandable.Incomplete
in no way
not at all hiç yolu yok, olmaz, hiçte This is in no way your fault.Yes, no and not
there's no way informal
B1 If there is no way that something will happen, it is certainly not allowed or not possible. ne yaparsan yap; ne olursa olsun; mutlaka There's no way that dog's coming in the house.Yes, no and notUnachievableImpossible and improbable
No way! informal
B1 certainly not Kesinlikle hayır!', 'Hiç yolu yok!' "Would you invite him to a party?" "No way!"Yes, no and not
get/have your (own) way
to get what you want, although it might upset other people başkalarını üzse de istediğini elde etmek She always gets her own way in the end.SelfishnessInconsiderate
in a big/small way informal
used to describe how much or little you do a particular thing büyük/küçük/ufak çapta/ölçekte They celebrate birthdays in a big way.Ways of achieving things
a/sb's way of life
B1 the way someone lives yaşam tarzı; hayat biçimi Violence has become a way of life there.Lifestyles and their study
→  See also the Milky Way , by the way , go out of your way to do sth , rub sb up the wrong way
(Definition of way noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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