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Definition of yet:

  1. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.
  2. But.
  3. Besides; over and above; still; at this time; so soon; at least; at all; it is prefixed to words denoting extension of time or continuance; still; in a new degree; even; after all; hitherto.

Yet \yet\

Details:
Yet as a girl's name.
Meaning:
Jeth, Yette, Jett, Yuta, Yetta.

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Examples of usage for yet:

  1. Yet and still have many closely related senses, and, with verbs of past time, are often interchangeable; we may say " while he was yet a child," or " while he was still a child." Yet, like still, often applies to past action or state extending to and including the present time, especially when joined with as; we can say " he is feeble as yet," or " he is still feeble," with scarcely appreciable difference of meaning, except that the former statement implies somewhat more of expectation than the latter. Yet with a negative applies to completed action, often replacing a positive statement with still; " he is not gone yet" is nearly the same as " he is here still." Yet has a reference to the future which still does not share; " we may be successful yet" implies that success may begin at some future time; " we may be successful still" implies that we may continue to enjoy in the future such success as we are winning now.
  2. He had not really gone yet. "The Devil's Garden" , W. B. Maxwell.
  3. And the end was not yet. "They Call Me Carpenter" , Upton Sinclair.

Quotes for yet:

  1. Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great. - Edward Coke
  2. It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance. - David Herbert Lawrence
  3. But although life is not energy, any more than it is matter, yet it directs energy and thereby controls arrangements of matter. - Oliver Joseph Lodge
  4. There are a lot of people who like to think they don't have prejudices and that they're open people, and yet, we all have that in ourselves, oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever. - Jim McKay
  5. I've never met a general yet who could milk a cow. - Lennart Meri

Rhymes for yet:

  1. abet, anette, annett, annette, arlette, arnett, arnette.
  2. anisette, antoinette, baronet, bernadette, calumet, cigarette, clarinet.
  3. babette, barbette, barnett, barrette, bassette, beget, bernet, beset, bet, bett, bonnette, boulet, bret, brett, brevet, brunet, brunette, burdette, burnett, cadet, cassette, chet, chevrette, clarette, claudette, colette, collette, cornet, coronet, corvette, cosette, cossette, debt, diskette, dorette, doucet, duet, ellette, et, falconet, fayette, fett, fette, flageolet, fleurette, forget, fret, frett, garnette, gazette, gelette, georgette, get, gillette, gwinnett, henriette, hett, hugette, hughette, idette, intermet, irvette, janette, jeanette, jeannette, jennette, jet, jett, jette, jfet, joette, jolette, josette, juliette, junette, kitchenette, lafayette, laurette, lavette, let, lett, linette, lisette, lorette, louisette, lucette, luncheonette, lurette, lynette, manette, marette, margette, mariette, marlette, marquette, met, mette, minaret, minette, minuet, nanette, nellette, net, nett, nicolet, nicolette, ninette, octet, odette, offset, olivette, ornette, paulette, payette, pet, pett, pierette, piet, pipette, pirouette, preset, pret, quartet, quintet, regret, reset, ret, rhett, rillette, rochette, rosette, roulette, sarette, set, sextet, silhouette, smet, sobriquet, statuette, stet, suffragette, susette, suzette, sweat, tagamet, tet, tete, threat, tibet, tourette, unmet, unset, upset, vedette, vet, viet, vignette, villette, violette, wet, whet, willamette, willette, wilmette, wynette, yevette, yvette.
  4. cabriolet.

Idioms for yet:

  1. as yet
  2. mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small
  3. it's early days ( yet)
  4. so near and yet so far
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