Hypertext Webster Gateway: "yet"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Yet \Yet\, conj.
Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.

Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory
was not arrayed like one of these. --Matt. vi.

Syn: See {However}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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.]
1. In addition; further; besides; over and above; still. ``A
little longer; yet a little longer.'' --Dryden.

This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our
savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.

The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of
piety and justice. --L'Estrange.

2. At the same time; by continuance from a former state;

Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens.

3. 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.

Ne never yet no villainy ne said. --Chaucer.

4. Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in
time. ``He 'll be hanged yet.'' --Shak.

5. Even; -- used emphatically.

Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of
witches, nor yet the evidence against them. --Bacon.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv 1: up to the present time; "I have yet to see the results";
"details are yet to be worked out"
2: 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" [syn: {so
far}, {thus far}, {up to now}, {hitherto}, {heretofore}, {as
yet}, {til now}, {until now}]
3: 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" [syn: {even}, {still}]
4: within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time;
"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" [syn: {eventually}, {sooner
or later}, {in time}, {one of these days}]
5: used after a superlative; "this is the best so far"; "the
largest drug bust yet" [syn: {so far}]
6: 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" [syn: {however}, {nevertheless}, {withal}, {still},
{all the same}, {even so}, {nonetheless}, {notwithstanding}]

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