1.serious; earnest; grave. 2. true, real. 3. important, significant. ––ye almak /ı/ to take (someone, something) seriously. –– ciddi 1. seriously, in a serious manner. 2. in a dignified manner. 3. gravely. –– konuşmak to speak in earnest, be for real. –– söylemek /ı/ to say (something) in earnest; to be for real.