Definitions of yet

  1. 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"
  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"
  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"
  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"
  5. used after a superlative; " this is the best so far"; " the largest drug bust yet"
  6. up to the present time; " I have yet to see the results"; " details are yet to be worked out"
  7. Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.
  8. In addition; further; besides; over and above; still.
  9. At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.
  10. Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time.
  11. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.
  12. Up to the present time; thus far; hitherto; until now; - and with the negative, not yet, not up to the present time; not as soon as now; as, Is it time to go? Not yet. See As yet, under As, conj.
  13. Even; - used emphatically.
  14. Up until now; as, he has not come yet; still: in relation to time; as, I have your present yet; in addition or still; as, more important yet; finally; even though this is so; as, yet I cannot undertake it.
  15. Nevertheless; however; although.
  16. At the present time, now.
  17. In addition: besides: at the same time: up to the present time: hitherto: even: however.
  18. Besides: up to this or that time; at the same time; even: however.
  19. Altho.
  20. In addition; besides.
  21. Before or at some future time; eventually.
  22. Still.
  23. After all the time that has or had elapsed.
  24. Heretofore.
  25. Nevertheless; not withstanding.
  26. But.
  27. Besides; over and above; still; at this time; so soon; at least; at all; it is prefixed to words denoting extension of time or continuance; still; in a new degree; even; after all; hitherto.
  28. Beside; still; once again; at this time; even; after all; hitherto; with a negative, not up to the present time; put before words denoting an extension of time or continuance.

Quotes of yet

  1. That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy. – Freda Adler
  2. I haven't gone to college yet and I intend to in a few years. – Mackenzie Astin
  3. I think that is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I've yet to meet. – Roger Bannister
  4. I have two ideas for novels at the moment, neither of them all that conventional, but I'm not ready to choose between them yet let alone settle down to the process of writing. – Jonathan Coe
  5. Have you ever gotten the feeling that you aren't completely embarassed yet but you glimpse tomorrow's embarrassment? – Tom Cruise
  6. We reduced the size of our front page code by about 50%, and by using absolute positioning, we are able to display important parts of the page before other parts may have fully loaded yet – Mike Davidson
  7. My heart pumps yet the poison draught of you. – William Empson
  8. There could have been more planning in New Orleans, but you look at all the devastation that happened there- have we gotten to 3, 000 deaths yet For that magnitude of a disaster, that's not all that bad. – John Hickenlooper
  9. I think it's imperative to follow your heart and choose a profession you're passionate about, and if you haven't found that "spark" yet if you're not sure what you want to do with your lives- be persistent until you do. – Steve Kerr
  10. I'm the complete opposite of every clean cut, decent -looking guy you could ever think of. Yet I have the biggest heart in the world. – A. J. McLean
  11. What's interesting is there are $12 billion of breaks in the energy bill that passed, yet we see that the sixth major oil companies in America last year made $1. 1 trillion. – Marty Meehan
  12. Yet for my part, deeply as I am moved by the religious architecture of the Middle Ages, I cannot honestly say that I ever felt the slightest emotion in any modern Gothic church. – Goldwin Smith
  13. Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them. – Sydney Smith
  14. We are going to put out a boxed set thing, but I don't want to do it yet I want to wait until we're 45 and we're bitter and broke. Then, we'll put out the comprehensive Ween boxed set. – Gene Ween
  15. O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself. – Walt Whitman

Usage examples for yet

  1. I may make something of you yet – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  2. And yet I will not do't. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  3. And just to think, Rosie dear, that you don't yet know about Ellen! – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  4. We don't know who they are yet – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart
  5. Only it's too early yet – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  6. He will do great things yet – White Fire by John Oxenham
  7. And yet what was it? – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  8. Yet she did not come. – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  9. And yet I could not tell you then. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  10. I wouldn't do that- not yet – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  11. And yet and yet he would not even tell his name. – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  12. Her time had not yet come. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. But yet I was not. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  14. But it was not yet – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Yet you'd think he couldn't go one better than Mrs. Levitt. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  16. " No, no," said Natty; " I do not know what I may do, but I have not come to that yet – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. No, I shall not tell you yet – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. No, nothing as yet – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
  19. Yet it shall, it shall. – The Lady Of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard
  20. You- all ain't told me yo' name yet – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester

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