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
- the sun isn't up yet
3. to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
- a yet sadder tale
4. within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time
- he longed for the flowers that were yet to show themselves
5. used after a superlative
- the largest drug bust yet
6. despite anything to the contrary (usually preceding a concession)
- he was a stern yet fair master
Sentences with yet as an adverb:
- He has never yet been late for an appointment;
- The workers went to the factory early and are striking yet.
- The riddle will be solved yet.
- 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.
1. Nevertheless; however; but; despite that.
- I thought I knew you, yet how wrong I was.
1. (dialectal) A metal pan or boiler; yetling.
1. (dialectal) To melt; found; cast, as metal.