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Definition 1: within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where yet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

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Definition 2: up to the present time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where yet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I have yet to see the results
  • details are yet to be worked out

Definition 3: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where yet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • looked sick and felt even worse
  • an even (or still) more interesting problem
  • still another problem must be solved
  • a yet sadder tale

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Definition 4: used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where yet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • So far he hasn't called
  • the sun isn't up yet

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Definition 5: used after a superlative - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where yet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this is the best so far
  • the largest drug bust yet

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Definition 6: despite anything to the contrary (usually preceding a concession) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where yet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

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