Pronunciation: (yet),[key] —adv. 1. at the present time; now: Don't go yet. Are they here yet? 2. up to a particular time; thus far: They had not yet come. 3. in the time still remaining; before all is done: There is yet time. 4. from the preceding time; as previously; still: He came here on a vacation 20 years ago, and he is here yet. 5. in addition; again: The mail brought yet another reply. 6. moreover: I've never read it nor yet intend to. 7. even; still (used to emphasize a comparative): a yet milder tone; yet greater power. 8. though the case be such; nevertheless: strange and yet very true. 9. as yet. See as1 (def. 27).
—conj. though; still; nevertheless: It is good, yet it could be improved.