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yield

yield - Dictionary definition and meaning for word yield

Definition
(noun) production of a certain amount
Synonyms : output

Definition
(noun) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
Synonyms : issue , payoff , proceeds , return , take , takings
Example Sentence
  • the average return was about 5%

Definition
(noun) an amount of a product
Synonyms : fruit

Definition
(noun) the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
Synonyms : output , production
Example Sentence
  • production was up in the second quarter

Definition
(verb) be the cause or source of
Synonyms : afford , give
Example Sentence
  • He gave me a lot of trouble
  • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

Definition
(verb) end resistance, as under pressure or force
Synonyms : give way
Example Sentence
  • The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram

Definition
(verb) give or supply
Synonyms : generate , give , render , return
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
Synonyms : cede , concede , grant

Definition
(verb) give in, as to influence or pressure
Synonyms : relent , soften

Definition
(verb) move in order to make room for someone for something
Synonyms : ease up , give , give way , move over
Example Sentence
  • The park gave way to a supermarket
  • `Move over,' he told the crowd

Definition
(verb) cause to happen or be responsible for
Synonyms : give
Example Sentence
  • His two singles gave the team the victory

Definition
(verb) be willing to concede
Synonyms : concede , grant
Example Sentence
  • I grant you this much

Definition
(verb) be fatally overwhelmed
Synonyms : succumb

Definition
(verb) bring in
Synonyms : bear , pay
Example Sentence
  • interest-bearing accounts
  • How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Definition
(verb) be flexible under stress of physical force
Synonyms : give
Example Sentence
  • This material doesn't give

Definition
(verb) cease opposition; stop fighting
Definition
(verb) consent reluctantly
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for yield

Yield sounds similar to field. A field is an area where crop is grown, and yield is the amount of crop produced in it as an outcome of one's effort.
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by preetisoni2411

yi +eld ..eld means elder so if younger brother asks you for sumthing expensive u will refuse to buy that but when ur parent force you to buy tht 4 him you can’t oppose them..wht do u do at tht time u just give up or surrender…
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by vijaychauhan55

When you cannot shield, you then yield to force.
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by eric0109

When you YIELD to your enemy, you bend your back and bow them.
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by eric0109

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