Associations to the word «Yet»


YET, verb. (dialectal) To melt; found; cast, as metal.
YET, noun. (dialectal) A metal pan or boiler; yetling.
YET, adverb. (usually with negative) Thus far; up to the present; up to some specified time.
YET, adverb. Continuously up to the current time; still.
YET, adverb. At some future time; eventually.
YET, adverb. (after certain copulative verbs) (followed by an infinitive) Not as of the time referenced.
YET, adverb. In addition.
YET, adverb. (degree) Even.
YET, conjunction. Nevertheless; however; but; despite that.

Dictionary definition

YET, adverb. Up to the present time; "I have yet to see the results"; "details are yet to be worked out".
YET, adverb. 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".
YET, adverb. 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".
YET, adverb. Within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time; "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".
YET, adverb. Used after a superlative; "this is the best so far"; "the largest drug bust yet".
YET, adverb. 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".

Wise words

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