Definition of 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"
    - all the same - even so
  • used after a superlative
    "this is the best so far"
    "the largest drug bust yet"
    - so far
  • 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"
    - in time
  • 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"
  • 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"
    - so far - thus far - up to now - as yet - til now - until now
  • up to the present time
    "I have yet to see the results"
    "details are yet to be worked out"
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Unscramble yet

5 unscramble word found using the letters yet.

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