Yet

  • 1 yet — [ jet ] function word *** Yet can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I haven t seen him yet. Have you had your lunch yet? His latest crime was the worst yet. I have yet to spend summer in the mountains. as a conjunction (connecting two… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 YET — (Youth Europe and Theatre) is a multi country theatre exchange project for students between the age of 15 to 18 that started in Noordwijkerhout in the Netherlands. It has had many partners in Greece, Italy and Finland. The project takes place… …

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  • 3 yet — [yet] adv. [ME yit < OE giet, gieta, akin to OFris ieta] 1. up to now or the time specified; thus far [he hasn t gone yet] 2. at the present time; now [we can t leave just yet] 3. still; even now; in the time still remaining [there is yet a… …

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  • 4 Yet — is a common English word that when used as a conjunction, is equivalent to but or nevertheless .However, used as an adverb, yet defines an action s persistence in time. Perhaps uniquely in English, the word can define an action in the past,… …

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  • 5 yet — /yet/, adv. 1. at the present time; now: Don t go yet. Are they here yet? 2. up to a particular time; thus far: They had not yet come. 3. in the time still remaining; before all is done: There is yet time. 4. from the preceding time; as… …

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  • 6 Yet — Yet, adv. [OE. yet, [yogh]et, [yogh]it, AS. git, gyt, giet, gieta; akin to OFries. ieta, eta, ita, MHG. iezuo, ieze, now, G. jetzo, jetzt.] [1913 Webster] 1. In addition; further; besides; over and above; still. A little longer; yet a little… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 yet — [adv1] up until now as yet, earlier, hitherto, prior to, so far, still, thus far, till, until now, up to now; concept 820 yet [adv2] in spite of after all, although, at any rate, but, despite, even though, howbeit, however, nevertheless,… …

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  • 8 yet — ► ADVERB 1) up until now or then. 2) as soon as the present or a specified or implied time: wait, don t go yet. 3) from now into the future for a specified length of time. 4) referring to something that will or may happen in the future. 5) still; …

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  • 9 Yet — Yet, conj. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however. [1913 Webster] Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Matt. vi. 29. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {However}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Yet — Yet, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus {Yetus}, or {Cymba}; a boat shell. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 yet — index notwithstanding Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 yet to be — index forthcoming Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 yet — n. m. ZOOL Grand mollusque gastéropode marin d Afrique occidentale (genre Cymbium), à coquille largement ouverte, dont le pied, séché, est consommé …

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  • 14 yet — O.E. get, gieta till now, thus far, earlier, at last, also, an Anglo Frisian word (Cf. O.Fris. ieta, M.H.G. ieuzo), of unknown origin; perhaps connected to PIE pronomial stem *i (see YON (Cf. yon)). The meaning in other Germanic languages is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 yet — yet1 W1S1 [jet] adv [: Old English; Origin: giet] 1.) a) used in negative statements and questions to talk about whether something that was expected has happened ▪ I haven t asked him yet (=but I will) . ▪ Has Edmund arrived yet? ▪ Have you… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 yet — [[t]je̱t[/t]] ♦ 1) ADV: usu with brd neg, ADV with v, ADV group You use yet in negative statements to indicate that something has not happened up to the present time, although it probably will happen. You can also use yet in questions to ask if… …

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  • 17 yet */*/*/ — UK [jet] / US adverb, conjunction Summary: Yet can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I haven t seen him yet. ♦ Have you had your lunch yet? ♦ His latest crime was the worst yet. ♦ I have yet to spend summer in the mountains. as a… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 yet — 1 /jet/ adverb 1 (in questions or negatives) until now or until a particular time: Has Edmund arrived yet? | The potatoes aren t quite ready yet. see just 1 2 as yet an expression meaning until this moment, used in questions and negatives: We ve… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 yet*/*/*/ — [jet] adv, conjunction 1) not before a particular time used for talking or asking about something that has not happened at a particular time, but will probably happen in the future She hasn t decided yet if she wants to come.[/ex] ‘Are you… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 yet — /jɛt / (say yet) adverb 1. at the present time: don t go yet. 2. up to a particular time, or thus far: he had not yet come. 3. in the time still remaining, or before all is done: there is yet time. 4. now or then as previously; still: he is here… …

    Australian English dictionary