Yet is a common English word that when used as a conjunction , is equivalent to "but" or "nevertheless".
- I have never yet been late.
- I yet stand.
- I will yet arrive.
Also, yet is a local dialect term in lowland Scotland and Cumbria for a gate.____________________________________________________
• adverb 1 up until now or then. 2 as soon as the present or a specified or implied time: wait, don’t go yet. 3 from now into the future for a specified length of time. 4 referring to something that will or may happen in the future. 5 still; even (emphasizing increase or repetition). 6 in spite of that.
• conjunction but at the same time.