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Definition of 'yet'

Adverb

  1. up to the present time; "I have yet to see the results"; "details are yet to be worked out"
  2. used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time; "So far he hasn't called"; "the sun isn't up yet"
       Synonyms: so far thus far up to now hitherto heretofore as yet til now until now
  3. to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale"
       Synonyms: even still
  4. within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time; "he will understand eventually"; "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"
       Synonyms: eventually sooner or later in time one of these days
  5. used after a superlative; "this is the best so far"; "the largest drug bust yet"
       Synonyms: so far
  6. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "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"
       Synonyms: however nevertheless withal still all the same even so nonetheless notwithstanding


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