Definitions for yet

Definitions for (adv) yet

Main entry: even, yet, still

Definition: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons

Usage: looked sick and felt even worse; an even (or still) more interesting problem; still another problem must be solved; a yet sadder tale

Main entry: all the same, however, notwithstanding, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, even so, yet, withal

Definition: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

Usage: although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it; while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed; he was a stern yet fair master; granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go

Main entry: yet

Definition: up to the present time

Usage: I have yet to see the results; details are yet to be worked out

Main entry: yet, until now, up to now, as yet, so far, heretofore, hitherto, til now, thus far

Definition: used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time

Usage: So far he hasn't called; the sun isn't up yet

Main entry: so far, yet

Definition: used after a superlative

Usage: this is the best so far; the largest drug bust yet

Main entry: yet, in time

Definition: within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time

Usage: he longed for the flowers that were yet to show themselves; sooner or later you will have to face the facts; in time they came to accept the harsh reality

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