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1. yet

adverb. ['ˈjɛt'] used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time.

Synonyms

  • thus far
  • hitherto
  • til now
  • up to now
  • until now
  • so far
  • as yet

Antonyms

  • sunrise
  • night
  • rough
  • variability

Etymology

  • yet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • yeten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Yet

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet
  • coronet

How do you pronounce yet?

Pronounce yet as jɛt.

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Sentences with yet


1. Adverb
Chuck steak is a tough yet flavorful cut of beef from the shoulder of the cow.

Quotes about yet


1. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.
- Ray Bradbury

3. Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
- Barbara de Angelis

2. yet

adverb. ['ˈjɛt'] to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons.

Synonyms

  • still

Antonyms

  • worry
  • louden

Etymology

  • yet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • yeten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. yet

adverb. ['ˈjɛt'] within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time.

Antonyms

  • unequal

Etymology

  • yet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • yeten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. yet

adverb. ['ˈjɛt'] despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession).

Synonyms

  • nevertheless
  • withal
  • however
  • notwithstanding
  • all the same
  • still
  • even so

Antonyms

  • moving
  • sound
  • noisy
  • running

Etymology

  • yet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • yeten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. yet

adverb. ['ˈjɛt'] used after a superlative.

Antonyms

  • unsteady

Etymology

  • yet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • yeten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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