Translation of "start" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /stɑːt/ us

A1 to begin doing something

[ + doing sth ] He started smoking when he was eighteen.
[ + to do sth ] Maria started to laugh.
We start work at nine o'clock.

B1 to begin to happen or to make something begin to happen

başlamak, başlatmak
The programme starts at seven o'clock.
Police believe the fire started in the kitchen.
BUSINESS [ I, T ] also start up

B2 If a business, organization, etc starts, it begins to exist, and if you start it, you make it begin to exist.

kurmak, açmak, başlamak, başlatmak, faaliyete başlamak
She started her own computer business.
A lot of new restaurants have started up in the area.
CAR [ I, T ] also start up

B2 If a car or engine starts, it begins to work, and if you start it, you make it begin to work.

(araç) çalış(tır)mak, başla(t)mak
The car won't start.
Start up the engine.
to start with

used to talk about what a situation was like at the beginning before it changed

başlangıçta, başta, ilk başta; ...ile başlamak
I was happy at school to start with, but later I hated it.

used before saying the first thing in a list of things

ilk olarak, ilk başta, başlangıçta
To start with, we need better computers. Then we need more training.

to move suddenly because you are frightened or surprised

ürkmek, irkilmek, ürküp sıçramak → See also set/start the ball rolling , get/start off on the wrong foot

(Translation of “start verb” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)