YET, conj. [Gr.] Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however. I come to you in the spirit of peace; yet you will not receive me.Yet I say unto you, the Solomon in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these. Matthew 6.
YET, adv. 1. Beside; over and above. There is one reason yet further to be alledged. 2. Still; the state remaining the same.They attest facts they had heard while they were yet heathens.3. At this time; so soon. Is it time to go? Not yet.4. At least; at all.A man that would form a comparison between Quintilians declamations, if yet they are Quintilians--5. It is prefixed to words denoting extension of time or continuance.A little longer; yet a little longer.6. Still; in a new degree. The crime becomes yet blacker by the pretense of piety.7. Even; after all; a kind of emphatical addition to a negative.Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them.8. Hitherto. You have yet done nothing; you have as yet done less than was expected.Yeven, for given, is not in use.