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Definitions of yield

  1. To give up the contest; to submit; to comply with; to give place. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To furnish in return for labor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To admit; assent; grant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To give in return for labor expended; to produce, as payment or interest on what is expended or invested; to pay; as, money at interest yields six or seven per cent. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To give up, as something that is claimed or demanded; to make over to one who has a claim or right; to resign; to surrender; to relinquish; as a city, an opinion, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To admit to be true; to concede; to allow. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To permit; to grant; as, to yield passage. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To give a reward to; to bless. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To produce; as, the land yields wheat; concede; as, I yield the point; surrender. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To resign: to grant: to give out: to produce: to allow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To give up; resign; grant; produce. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To give way; to cease opposition; to be no longer a hindrance or an obstacle; as, men readily yield to the current of opinion, or to customs; the door yielded. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence; as, they will yield to us in nothing. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To assent; comply; give way; submit; cease opposition; as, he yielded without further opposition; give a return, or produce; to give up a thing claimed; to surrender. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. To submit: to comply with: to give place. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. To submit; give way. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. end resistance, esp. under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. be fatally overwhelmed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. cease opposition; stop fighting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. To produce, as land, stock, or funds; to give in return for labour, or as profit; to produce, in general; to afford; to exhibit; to allow; to concede; to admit to he true; to give, as claimed of right; to permit; to grant; to emit; to give up; to resign; to surrender. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. To give or render back, as claimed by right; to produce; to give in return; to exhibit; to concede; to admit to be true; to submit; to give way; to surrender. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. an amount of a product Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. production of a certain amount Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. Amount yielded; product; - applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Amount returned for labor; product; return. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. Yielder. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  34. Amount yielded: product. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. The amount yielded; product; result. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. The amount produced; the return for labour, or as profit. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for yield

  1. I had intended to offer myself to Miss Hollister this afternoon, with every hope of success, but I yield to you. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  2. They say that stout people yield easily to their influence. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
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