Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously.
“Are you quitting already?”
An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation.
“I wish they’d finish already, so we can get going.”
“Be quiet already!”
Thus far; up to the present; up to some specified time.
“He has never yet been late for an appointment;”
“I’m not yet wise enough to answer that;”
“Have you finished yet?”
Continuously up to the current time; still.
“The workers went to the factory early and are striking yet.”
At some future time; eventually.
“The riddle will be solved yet.”
Not as of the time referenced.
“I’ve yet to see him. — I have not yet seen him.”
“I had yet to go to a convention. — I had not yet gone to a convention.”
“He seemed yet to be convinced. — He seemed not yet to have been convinced.”
“There are two hours yet to go until our destination.”
“K-2 is yet higher than this.”
Nevertheless; however; but; despite that.
“I thought I knew you, yet how wrong I was.”
To melt; found; cast, as metal.
A metal pan or boiler; yetling.
up until the present or a specified or implied time; by now or then
“I haven’t told anyone else yet”
“aren’t you ready to go yet?”
“I have yet to be convinced”
“the congress was widely acclaimed as the best yet”
as soon as the present or a specified or implied time
“wait, don’t go yet”
from now into the future for a specified length of time
“I hope to continue for some time yet”
referring to something that will or may happen in the future
“further research may yet explain the enigma”
“I know she’s alive and I’ll find her yet”
still; even (used to emphasize increase or repetition)
“snow, snow, and yet more snow”
“yet another diet book”
“the rations were reduced yet again”
in spite of that; nevertheless
“every week she gets worse, and yet it could go on for years”
but at the same time; but nevertheless
“the path was dark, yet I slowly found my way”