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    yet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word yet

    Definition
    (adv) up to the present time
    Example Sentence
    • I have yet to see the results
    • details are yet to be worked out
    Definition
    (adv) used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
    Example Sentence
    • So far he hasn't called
    • the sun isn't up yet
    Definition
    (adv) to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
    Synonyms : even , still
    Example Sentence
    • looked sick and felt even worse
    • an even (or still) more interesting problem
    • still another problem must be solved
    • a yet sadder tale
    Definition
    (adv) within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time
    Synonyms : in time
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adv) used after a superlative
    Synonyms : so far
    Example Sentence
    • this is the best so far
    • the largest drug bust yet
    Definition
    (adv) despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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