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  Definition of yield
  1. production of a certain amount
  2. an amount of a product
  3. the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
  4. the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter"
  5. end resistance, especially under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
  6. consent reluctantly
  7. be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
  8. cease opposition; stop fighting
  9. be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn''t give"
  10. 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"
  11. bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
  12. move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,'' he told the crowd"
  13. bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
  14. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  15. be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
  16. be fatally overwhelmed
  17. give in, as to influence or pressure
Similar Words: output, fruit, return, issue, proceeds, take, takings, payoff, production, give way, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under, concede, grant, give, render, generate, bring about, move over, ease up, pay, bear, cede, afford, relent, soften

 

See Also: give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under

 

Hyponyms: crop, harvest, economic rent, rent, payback, picking, pick, submit, bow, defer, accede, give in, forgive, surrender, give up, relinquish, fall, net, clear, pay off, open, open up, leave, allow for, allow, provide, truckle

 

Grouped Verbs: give, bring about, establish, render, return, generate, abandon, give up

 

Derivational Morphology: pay, bear, render, return, give, generate, output, subscribe, subscribe to, take, giving up, yielding, surrender, concession, conceding, surrenderer, yielder, spring, springiness, generation, issue, proceeds, takings, payoff, fruit, production, wage, earnings, remuneration, salary, cession, ceding

 

 
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