1. [ adverb ] up to the present time

"I have yet to see the results" "details are yet to be worked out"

2. [ adverb ] used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
Synonyms: as_yet so_far heretofore thus_far hitherto up_to_now until_now til_now

"So far he hasn't called" "the sun isn't up yet"

3. [ adverb ] to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
Synonyms: still even

"looked sick and felt even worse" "an even (or still) more interesting problem" "still another problem must be solved" "a yet sadder tale"

4. [ adverb ] used after a superlative
Synonyms: so_far

"this is the best so far" "the largest drug bust yet"

5. [ adverb ] within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time
Synonyms: eventually in_time one_of_these_days sooner_or_later

"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"

Related terms: eventual eventual
6. [ conjunction ] conjunction, adverb used as a conjunction
Synonyms: however nevertheless still but
7. [ adverb ] despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
Synonyms: however still nevertheless nonetheless even_so notwithstanding all_the_same withal

"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"

Similar spelling:   yeti