|n.||1.||(Zool.) Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.|
|1.||In addition; further; besides; over and above; still.|
This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.
|2.||At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.|
|3.||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 |
Ne never yet no villainy ne said.
|4.||Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time.|
|5.||Even; - used emphatically.|
|conj.||1.||Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.|
|Adv.||1.||yet - up to the present time; "I have yet to see the results"; "details are yet to be worked out"|
|2.||yet - 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.||yet - 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.||yet - 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.||yet - used after a superlative; "this is the best so far"; "the largest drug bust yet"|
Synonyms: so far
|6.||yet - 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"|