at the present time; now: Don't go yet. Are they here yet?
up to a particular time; thus far: They had not yet come.
in the time still remaining; before all is done: There is yet time.
from the preceding time; as previously; still: He came here on a vacation 20 years ago, and he is here yet.
in addition; again: The mail brought yet another reply.
moreover: I've never read it nor yet intend to.
though the case be such; nevertheless: strange and yet very true.
though; still; nevertheless: It is good, yet it could be improved.
Idioms about yet
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How to use yet in a sentence
Jones is a veteran of another beloved-yet-controversial animated series on Adult Swim, The Boondocks.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical | Stereo Williams | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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Stephanie often takes surreptitious photographs of fellow commuters for a not-yet-realized blog.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway | Kevin Zawacki | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But that visceral experience of the crowd as a capricious-yet-mindless entity has stayed with me ever since.The War Inside: Terrorism & Teenhood in ‘No Dawn Without Darkness’ | Hugh Ryan | August 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You have not been indoctrinated into unwanted-yet-inescapable tribal allegiances by your soccer-crazed countrymen.
A fool, for example, thinks Shakespeare a great poet-yet the fool has never read Shakespeare.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe | Edgar Allan Poe
He showed none of the diffidence of the not-yet-accepted lover, eager to please, anxious about the future.December Love | Robert Hichens
And then he proceeded to descend from what he had called the rarefied atmosphere with the speed of a yet-unopened parachute.Dodo's Daughter | E. F. Benson
Then came the beating drum of intelligence, the radiation of its yet-uncontrolled thoughts.The Last Evolution | John Wood Campbell
Was Panek—and through him this as-yet-unmet leader—behind that attempt on Abrams' life?Man of Many Minds | E. Everett Evans
British Dictionary definitions for yet
nevertheless; still; in spite of that: I want to and yet I haven't the courage; she is strange yet kind
(usually used with a negative or interrogative) so far; up until then or now: they're not home yet; is it teatime yet?
(often preceded by just; usually used with a negative) now (as contrasted with later): we can't stop yet
(often used with a comparative) even; still: yet more potatoes for sale; yet another problem family
eventually, in spite of everything: we'll convince him yet
as yet so far; up until then or now
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Other Idioms and Phrases with yet
see as yet.
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