up to the present time
"I have yet to see the results"; "details are yet to be worked out"
so far, thus far, up to now, hitherto, heretofore, as yet, yet, til now, until now(adverb)
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"
even, yet, still(adverb)
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"
yet, in time(adverb)
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"
so far, yet(adverb)
used after a superlative
"this is the best so far"; "the largest drug bust yet"
however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding(adverb)
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"
any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell
in addition; further; besides; over and above; still
at the same time; by continuance from a former state; still
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
before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time
even; -- used emphatically
nevertheless; notwithstanding; however
Origin: [OE. yet, et, it, AS. git, gyt, giet, gieta; akin to OFries. ieta, eta, ita, MHG. iezuo, ieze, now, G. jetzo, jetzt.]
YET 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 every autumn when one of the tree participating city's is hosting the other two groups. During the project the participants stay with host families to get to know the culture and way of living of the guest country. It's not sure yet when and where the next YET will take.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
yet, adv. in addition: besides: at the same time: up to the present time: hitherto: even: however.—conj. nevertheless: however. [A.S. git, gita; Ger. jetz.]
What does YET stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the YET acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'yet' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #255
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'yet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #318
Rank popularity for the word 'yet' in Adverbs Frequency: #43
The numerical value of yet in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of yet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Translations for yet
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- tanmateix, encara, no obstant aixòCatalan, Valencian
- doch, noch, bisherGerman
- πλην, ήδηGreek
- no obstante, todavía, mas, sin embargo, algún díaSpanish
- تا اين اندازه, اينقدر, نيز, هنوز, سرانجام, همچنینPersian
- vielä, edelleen, kuitenkin, mutta, silti, lisäksiFinnish
- encore, pourtant, jusqu'à présent, maisFrench
- fhathastScottish Gaelic
- אך, עודHebrew
- դեռ, սակայն, դեռևսArmenian
- ancora, non obstante, totevia, malgradoInterlingua
- まだ, これまででJapanese
- 그래도, 그런데, 이미, 이윽고, 아직, 더Korean
- adhuc, hactenusLatin
- vēl, tomēr, tačuLatvian
- nog, maar toch, al, nog steedsDutch
- jednak, jeszcze, jakżem, jak, jakżePolish
- ainda, porém, masPortuguese
- totuși, încăRomanian
- тем не менее, всё ещё, однако, пока что, ещё, до сих пор, всё-таки, всё же, но, пока ещё, пока, вскореRussian
- doteraz, zatiaľ, doposiaľ, ešte stále, ešte, už, ešte lenSlovak
- än, fortfarande, till, ännu, ytterligare, menSwedish
- ابھی تکUrdu
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