Translation of "or" - English-Turkish dictionary


conjunction uk strong /ɔːr/ us weak /ər/ us

A1 used between possibilities, or before the last in a list of possibilities

veya, yoksa
Would you like toast or cereal?
Is that a boy or a girl?
You can have beer, wine, or mineral water.
The house will take two or three years to complete.

B2 used to change or correct something you have said

veya, veyahut, ya da
We told the truth, or most of it.

used to give a reason for something you have said

yoksa, aksi takdirde/hâlde
She must love him or she wouldn't have stayed with him all these years.

A2 used after a negative verb between a list of things to mean not any of those things or people
Tim doesn't eat meat or fish.

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