as yet

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1. At this time; for the present: isn't ready yet.
2. Up to a specified time; thus far: The end had not yet come.
3. At a future time; eventually: may yet change his mind.
4. Besides; in addition: returned for yet another helping.
5. Still more; even: a yet sadder tale.
6. Nevertheless: young yet wise.
And despite this; nevertheless: She said she would be late, yet she arrived on time.
as yet
Up to the present time; up to now.

[Middle English, from Old English gīet; see i- in Indo-European roots.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: yet - used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present timeas yet - used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time; "So far he hasn't called"; "the sun isn't up yet"
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(jet) adverb
1. up till now. He hasn't telephoned yet; Have you finished yet?; We're not yet ready.
2. used for emphasis. He's made yet another mistake / yet more mistakes.
3. (with a comparative adjective) even. a yet more terrible experience.
but; however. He's pleasant enough, yet I don't like him.
as yet
up to the time referred to, usually the present. I haven't had a book published as yet.
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Barely five years old (Graham often said, "It takes ten years to make a company"), Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre has raised comparatively little in foundation funds and has received no public funding as yet. In the last year, however, its budget has risen from $80,000 to $300,000; the well-known Sheldon Soffer Management has taken on the booking; and Rioult and Herring are beginning to turn over some of the fund-raising and business tasks to managing director Dawn Gibson-Brehon.