Meaning of “yet” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /jet/

A2 before now or before that time:

Have you read his book yet?
"Has he called?" "No, not yet."

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A2 now or as early as this time:

I don't want to go home yet.
the best/worst, etc yet

B2 the best/worst, etc until now:

That was my worst exam yet.
be/have yet to do sth

to not have done something that was expected before this time:

They have yet to make a decision.
yet again/another/more, etc

B2 used to show that you are surprised or annoyed that something is being repeated or increased:

He's given us yet more work to do.
could/may/might, etc yet

used to say there is still a possibility that something will happen:

He may win yet.

(Definition of “yet adverb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)