Definition and Meanings for yet

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Yet is ranked 275 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of yet

noun, adverb, conjunction

Etymology of yet

oe. yet, , , as. git, gyt, giet, gieta; akin to ofries. ieta, eta, ita, mhg. iezuo, ieze, now, g. jetzo, jetzt

Meaning of yet


as noun

  • any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus yetus, or cymba; a boat shell.

as adverb

  • in addition; further; besides; over and above; still.
  • at the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.

as conjunction

  • 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.
  • before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time.
  • even; -- used emphatically.

as conjunction

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