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Definition of YET

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Yet \Yet\, conj.
     Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.
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           Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.       --Matt. vi.
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     Syn: See {However}.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Yet \Yet\, n. (Zool.)
     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 v.0.48 [gcide]

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 longer." --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

              This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.
                                                    --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

              The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of piety and justice.                    --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

     2. At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still. [1913 Webster]

              Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens.
                                                    --Addison. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

              Ne never yet no villainy ne said.     --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

     4. Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time. "He 'll be hanged yet." --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     5. Even; -- used emphatically.
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              Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

99 Moby Thesaurus words for "yet":
     above, additionally, after a while, after all, again, albeit, all included, all the same, along, already, also, although, altogether, among other things, and all, and also, and so, as well, as yet, at all events, at any rate, au reste, before, before all, beside, besides, beyond, but, by this time, earlier, early, else, en plus, ere, ere then, erenow, even, even so, eventually, except, extra, farther, finally, for all that, for lagniappe, formerly, further, furthermore, heretofore, hereunto, hitherto, howbeit, however, in addition, in any case, in any event, in due course, inter alia, into the bargain, item, just the same, likewise, more, moreover, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, on the side, on top of, or ever, over, plus, previously, priorly, rather, save, similarly, so far, someday, sometime, somewhen, sooner or later, still, then, then as previously, theretofore, therewith, though, thus far, till now, to boot, to date, to this day, too, ultimately, until now, until this time, up to now, when

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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