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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 yet /ˈjɛt/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yet n. Zool. Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yet, adv.
 1. In addition; further; besides; over and above; still.  “A little longer; yet a little longer.”
    This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.   --Atterbury.
    The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of piety and justice.   --L'Estrange.
 2. At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.
    Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens.   --Addison.
 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.
    Ne never yet no villainy ne said.   --Chaucer.
 4. Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time.  “He 'll be hanged yet.”
 5. Even; -- used emphatically.
    Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them.   --Bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yet conj. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.
    Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.   --Matt. vi. 29.
 Syn: -- See However.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 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; "So
         far he hasn't called"; "the sun isn't up yet" [syn: so
         far, thus far, up to now, hitherto, heretofore, as
         yet, til now, until now]
      3: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons;
         "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still)
         more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be
         solved"; "a yet sadder tale" [syn: even, still]
      4: within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time;
         "he will understand eventually"; "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" [syn: eventually, sooner
         or later, in time, one of these days]
      5: used after a superlative; "this is the best so far"; "the
         largest drug bust yet" [syn: so far]
      6: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a
         concession); "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" [syn: however, nevertheless, withal, still,
          all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding]