rather

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English - Turkish
oldukça

Bazı ülkelerde, birinin kendi işini bile kamuya bırakamaması oldukça saçmadır. - It is rather ridiculous that, in some countries, a person cannot even release their own work into the public domain.

Giydiğin ayakkabılar oldukça pahalı görünüyorlar. - The shoes you are wearing look rather expensive.

-den ziyade
-mektense: I decided to visit a friend rather than go home. Eve gitmektense bir arkadaşı ziyaret etmeye karar verdim
bayağı
az çok
aksine [brit.]
I had rather not do it
tercihan
daha doğrusu

Ona dahi denilmez, daha doğrusu o çalışkan bir işçidir. - He is not what is called a genius. Rather, he is a hard worker.

O daha doğrusu bir idealist. - She is rather an idealist.

daha çok

Ağlamaktan daha çok aksiyon almalısın. - Rather than cry, you should take action!

Renk pembeden daha çok mor. - The color is purple rather than pink.

epeyce
tabii
daha ziyade

O, kadınları anlamlı bir meşgale olmaktan daha ziyade tek kullanımlık zevk olarak görüyor. - He regards women as disposable pleasures rather than as meaningful pursuits.

Onlar tartışmıyorlar fakat daha ziyade bir oyunu prova ediyorlar. - They're not quarreling, but rather rehearsing a play.

İİ.elbette
(rädh'ır') ünlem, İng., k.dili. Hem de nasıl!
den ziyade
aksine

Mutlu olmak her şeyin mükemmel olduğu anlamına gelmez fakat aksine eksikliklerin ötesine bakmaya karar vermenizdir. - Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect, but rather that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

O benim annem değil aksine benim en büyük ablam. - She is not my mother but rather my oldest sister.

Öyle

Arabamız oldukça eski ama onlarınki de öyle. - Our car is rather old, but so is theirs.

Öylesine haksız bir şey yapmaktansa ölmeyi tercih ederim. - I would rather die than do such an unfair thing.

e kalırsa
tercihen/oldukça/birazcık
tersine

Eğer ikinci dilinden anadiline çeviri yaparsan, bu durumun tersine tercihen, hata yapma olasılığın daha az olur. - If you translate from your second language into your own native language, rather than the other way around, you're less likely to make mistakes.

daha iyisi
Bana kalırsa gideceğim
bilâkis [brit.]
ya I had rather go
tercihen

Eğer ikinci dilinden anadiline çeviri yaparsan, bu durumun tersine tercihen, hata yapma olasılığın daha az olur. - If you translate from your second language into your own native language, rather than the other way around, you're less likely to make mistakes.

den ise
Yapmasam daha
iyisimi
Gitmeyi tercih ederim

Yüzmeye gitmeyi tercih ederim. - I'd rather go swimming.

Trenle gitmektense metroyla gitmeyi tercih ederim. - I'd rather go by subway than by train.

elbette
tercih etmek
pek
epey

Yaşlı amcam ve halam ikisi de epey katı ahlakçıdır. - My elderly uncle and aunt are both rather straitlaced.

haylice
bilâkis

Doğrusunu istersen, domates sebze değildir, bilakis meyvedir. - Strictly speaking, tomatoes aren't vegetables, but rather fruits.

rather than
-den daha ziyade
rather good
iyice
rather than
den daha ziyade
rather than
-den ziyade
rather than
-maktansa
rather for
tercihan için
rather that
değil ki
rather cold
soğukça
rather cold
oldukça soğuk
rather fat
şişmanca
I'd rather post as guest
ziyaretçi olarak postalamayı tercih ederim
i had rather not do it
yapmasam daha iyi
rather than
tercihen

Eğer ikinci dilinden anadiline çeviri yaparsan, bu durumun tersine tercihen, hata yapma olasılığın daha az olur. - If you translate from your second language into your own native language, rather than the other way around, you're less likely to make mistakes.

rather!
hem de nasıl!
would you rather go?
gitmeyi mi tercih edersin?
rather than
yerine
would rather
tercih

Japonya'da doğmuş olmayı tercih ederdim. - I would rather have been born in Japan.

Onun emrinde çalışmaktansa açlıktan ölmeyi tercih ederim. - I would rather starve than work under him.

Give in rather than suffer
(Atasözü) Eğilmek kırılmaktan yeğdir
I'd rather
Tercih ederim

I'd rather be at home with Ray.

a rather
oldukça
i'd rather
Ben çok istiyorum
much rather
daha ziyade
rather than
olmaktansa
rather than
oldukça az
sooner rather than later
er ya da geç
would rather
Tercih belirtir. "İ would rather stay at home tonight."
anything rather than this
bu olmasın da ne olursa olsun
choose rather
(Fiili Deyim ) tercih etmek
he would rather
yeğlerdi
i would rather not go
gitmemeyi tercih ederim
i would rather not go
bana kalsa gitmem
English - English
Used to specify a choice or preference; preferably

Firstly, I continue to base most species treatments on personally collected material, rather than on herbarium plants.

Used to introduce a contradiction; on the contrary

She didn't go along, but rather went home instead.

To prefer; to prefer to

That was a killer, said Chris. I'd rathered die in St. Bernard than spent one minute over there. I would have rathered the storm, shaking with the wind and rain hitting in the boat for an eternity than spending any time there.

More quickly; sooner, earlier
to introduce a qualification or clarification; more precisely. (Now usually preceded by or.)

I didn't want to leave. Or rather I did, just not alone.

Somewhat, fairly

This melon is rather tasteless, especially compared to the one we had last time.

More readily or willingly; preferably
to a degree (not used with a negative); "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich"
You use rather when you are correcting something that you have just said, especially when you are describing a particular situation after saying what it is not. He explained what the Crux is, or rather, what it was
politeness You use rather before verbs that introduce your thoughts and feelings, in order to express your opinion politely, especially when a different opinion has been expressed. I rather think he was telling the truth
Prior; earlier; former
to some (great or small) extent; "it was rather cold"; "the party was rather nice"; "the knife is rather dull"; "I rather regret that I cannot attend"; "He's rather good at playing the cello"; "he is kind of shy"
In some degree; somewhat; as, the day is rather warm; the house is rather damp
on the contrary; "rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left"; "he didn't call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"; "used English terms instead of Latin ones
You use rather than when you are contrasting two things or situations. Rather than introduces the thing or situation that is not true or that you do not want. The problem was psychological rather than physiological When I'm going out in the evening I use the bike if I can rather than the car. Rather is also a conjunction. She made students think for themselves, rather than telling them what to think
More properly; more correctly speaking
more readily or willingly; "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up"
Earlier; sooner; before
Preferably
You use rather to indicate that something is true to a fairly great extent, especially when you are talking about something unpleasant or undesirable. I grew up in rather unusual circumstances The first speaker began to talk, very fast and rather loudly I'm afraid it's rather a long story The reality is rather more complex The fruit is rather like a sweet chestnut
Of two alternatives conceived of, this by preference to, or as more likely than, the other; somewhat
If you say that you would rather do something or you'd rather do it, you mean that you would prefer to do it. If you say that you would rather not do something, you mean that you do not want to do it. If it's all the same to you, I'd rather work at home Kids would rather play than study I would rather Lionel took it on Sorry. I'd rather not talk about it Would you like that? Don't hesitate to say no if you'd rather not
On the other hand; to the contrary of what was said or suggested; instead
very, quite; to a degree, somewhat; slightly, a bit; might as well
More, more of
{a} something
lever
sooner
rather than
And not
rather than
Used to indicate that the following alternative is less preferred

I'd like to go home early rather than risk the roads later.

rather than
instead of; in preference to

I'd like a dog rather than a cat.

rather than
instead of

Instead of cutting down on cigarettes, why don't you just give them up? - Rather than cutting down on cigarettes, why don't you just give them up?

rather than
and not (e.g.: "The legs of the table are glued to the body, rather than screwed onto it.")
Rather than
affor
Rather than
ere
be rather afraid
be quiet fearful
had rather
would rather, prefers that, gives priority to
it was rather smart of you to-
that was very intelligent of you to -, that was a smart move to -, you were wise to -
rather
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