v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Yielded; obs. p. p. Yold ; p. pr. & vb. n. Yielding.]
1.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.
2.To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.
[He] makes milch kine yield blood.
- Shak.
3.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.
And, force perforce, I'll make him yield the crown.
- Shak.
Shall yield up all their virtue, all their fame.
- Milton.
4.To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.
I yield it just, said Adam, and submit.
- Milton.
5.To permit; to grant; as, to yield passage.
6.To give a reward to; to bless.
God yield thee, and God thank ye.
- Beau. & Fl.
To yield the breath
to die; to expire; - similar to To give up the ghost.
v. i.1.To give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb.
He saw the fainting Grecians yield.
- Dryden.
2.To comply with; to assent; as, I yielded to his request.
3.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.
4.To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence; as, they will yield to us in nothing.
n.1.Amount yielded; product; - applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation.
Noun1.yield - production of a certain amount
Synonyms: output
2.yield - an amount of a product
Synonyms: fruit
3.yield - the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
4.yield - the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter"
Synonyms: output, production
Verb1.yield - be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
Synonyms: afford, give
2.yield - end resistance, especially under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
Synonyms: give way
3.yield - give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
Synonyms: generate, render, give, return
4.yield - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
Synonyms: cede, concede, grant
5.yield - give in, as to influence or pressure
Synonyms: relent, soften
remain firm, stand - hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!"
6.yield - move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
7.yield - bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
Synonyms: bring about, give
8.yield - be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
Synonyms: concede, grant
9.yield - be fatally overwhelmed
Synonyms: succumb
10.yield - bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
Synonyms: pay, bear
11.yield - be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"
Synonyms: give
12.yield - cease opposition; stop fighting
13.yield - consent reluctantly
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