yet adverb UNTIL NOW இன்னும், இதுவரை, இருப்பினும்
1. still; until the present time
- I haven’t spoken to her yet.
- He hasn’t finished yet.
- “Are you ready?” “Not yet – wait a moment.”
2. the best/worst, etc. yet
the best or worst, etc. until now
- Of all the songs I’ve heard tonight, that’s the best yet.
3. as yet
formal until and including this time
- We haven’t needed extra staff as yet, but may do in the future.
- No ambulances had as yet managed to get across the river.
yet adverb IN THE FUTURE
4. from now and for a particular period of time in the future
- She won’t be back for a long time yet.
- Our holiday isn’t for weeks yet.
5. have yet to
If you have yet to do something, you have not done it
- They have yet to make a decision.
yet adverb EVEN NOW
6. even at this stage or time
- We could yet succeed – you never know.
- You might yet prove me wrong.
- He may win yet.
yet adverb MORE
7. used to add emphasis to words such as another and again , especially to show an increase in amount or the number of times something happens
- Rachel bought yet another pair of shoes to add to her collection.
- I’m sorry to bother you yet again .
- He’s given us yet more work to do.
yet adverb , conjunction
(and) despite that; used to add something that seems surprising because of what you have just said
- simple yet effective
- He’s overweight and bald, (and) yet somehow, he’s attractive.