yet / yet/ • adv. 1. up until the present or an unspecified or implied time; by now or then: I haven't told anyone else yet | I have yet to be convinced ∎ as soon as the present or a specified or implied time: wait, don't go yet. ∎ from now into the future for a specified length of time: I hope to continue for some time yet. ∎ referring to something that will or may happen in the future: further research may yet explain the enigma. ∎ up to and including the present or time mentioned; still: is it raining yet? 2. still; even (used to emphasize increase or repetition): snow, snow, and yet more snow | yet another diet book the rations were reduced yet again. 3. nevertheless; in spite of that: every week she gets worse, and yet it could go on for years. • conj. but at the same time; but nevertheless: the path was dark, yet I slowly found my way.