Translation of "answer" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /ˈɑːnsər/
WORDS [ I, T ]

A1 to speak or write back to someone who has asked you a question or spoken to you

cevap vermek, yanıtlamak
I asked when she was leaving but she didn't answer.
I must answer his letter.
DOOR [ I, T ]

to open the door when someone has knocked on it or rung a bell

kapıya bakmak
I knocked several times but no one answered.

A2 to pick up the telephone receiver (= part that you hold to your ear) when it rings

telefona cevap vermek, cevaplamak
Could someone answer the phone?
TEST [ T ]

B1 to write or say something as a reply to a question in a test or competition

sınavda cevap vermek, yanıtlamak, soruları cevaplamak

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