English adverb: yet
|1.||yet up to the present time|
|Samples||I have yet to see the results.|
Details are yet to be worked out.
|2.||yet used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time|
|Samples||So far he hasn't called.|
The sun isn't up yet.
|Synonyms||as yet, heretofore, hitherto, so far, thus far, til now, until now, up to now|
|3.||yet to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons|
|Samples||Looked sick and felt even worse.|
An even (or still) more interesting problem.
Still another problem must be solved.
A yet sadder tale.
|4.||yet within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time|
|Samples||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.
|5.||yet used after a superlative|
|Samples||This is the best so far.|
The largest drug bust yet.
|6.||yet despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||all the same, even so, however, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, still, withal|