Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “regret”

See all translations

regret

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈɡret/ ( present participle regretting, past tense and past participle regretted)
BAD DECISION B1 to feel sorry about a situation, especially something that you wish you had not done
pişman olmak, hayıflanmak, pişmanlık duymak; nedamet duymak
[+ doing sth] I really regret leaving school so young. [+ (that)] He began to regret that he hadn't paid more attention in class.Sadness and regret
SORRY TO SAY formal B2 used to say that you are sorry that you have to tell someone about a situation
üzülmek, esef etmek
[+ to do sth] We regret to inform you that the application has been refused.Making and accepting apologiesSadness and regret
(Definition of regret verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “regret” in Turkish

Definitions of “regret” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

make believe

believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting, but are not real

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More