Translation of "fear" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /fɪər/ us

B2 to be worried or frightened that something bad might happen or might have happened

korkmak, ürpermek, endişelenmek
[ + (that) ] Police fear that the couple may have drowned.

B2 to be frightened of something or someone unpleasant

kaygılanmak, endişe duymak, korkmak
fear the worst

B2 If you fear the worst, you are frightened that an unpleasant situation will become much worse.

en kötüsü olmasından korkmak, endişe duymak
When there was no sign of the children, rescuers feared the worst.

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