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 yield yield

noun

  • () production of a certain amount  ( output, yield )
    production of a certain amount
  • () an amount of a product  ( yield, fruit )
    an amount of a product
  • () the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property  ( issue, payoff, take, return, takings, yield, proceeds )
    the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
     the average return was about 5%
    the average return was about 5%
  • the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)  ( output, production, 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
    production was up in the second quarter
  • verb

  • () be the cause or source of  ( yield, afford, give )
    be the cause or source of
     He gave me a lot of trouble
    He gave me a lot of trouble
     Our meeting afforded much interesting information
    Our meeting afforded much interesting information
  • () end resistance, as under pressure or force  ( give way, yield )
    end resistance, as under pressure or force
     The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram
    The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram
  • () give or supply  ( return, render, generate, yield, give )
    give or supply
     The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
    The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
     This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
    This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
     The estate renders some revenue for the family
    The estate renders some revenue for the family
  • () give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another  ( cede, grant, yield, concede )
    give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  • () give in, as to influence or pressure  ( soften, yield, relent )
    give in, as to influence or pressure
  • () be willing to concede  ( yield, grant, concede )
    be willing to concede
     I grant you this much
    I grant you this much
  • () cause to happen or be responsible for  ( yield, give )
    cause to happen or be responsible for
     His two singles gave the team the victory
    His two singles gave the team the victory
  • () move in order to make room for someone for something  ( ease up, yield, move over, give, give way )
    move in order to make room for someone for something
     The park gave way to a supermarket
    The park gave way to a supermarket
     Move over,' he told the crowd
    Move over,' he told the crowd
  • consent reluctantly  ( buckle under, yield, give in, knuckle under, succumb )
    consent reluctantly
  • cease opposition; stop fighting  ( yield )
    cease opposition; stop fighting
  • be flexible under stress of physical force  ( give, yield )
    be flexible under stress of physical force
     This material doesn't give
    This material doesn't give
  • bring in  ( yield, bear, pay )
    bring in
     interest-bearing accounts
    interest-bearing accounts
     How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
    How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
  • be fatally overwhelmed  ( succumb, yield )
    be fatally overwhelmed