Definitions for yield

Definitions for (noun) yield

Main entry: yield, output

Definition: production of a certain amount

Main entry: yield, fruit

Definition: an amount of a product

Main entry: proceeds, return, yield, payoff, take, takings, issue

Definition: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Usage: the average return was about 5%

Main entry: production, output, yield

Definition: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

Usage: production was up in the second quarter

Definitions for (verb) yield

Main entry: give way, yield

Definition: end resistance, as under pressure or force

Usage: The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram

Main entry: buckle under, knuckle under, yield, give in, succumb

Definition: consent reluctantly

Main entry: concede, yield, grant

Definition: be willing to concede

Usage: I grant you this much

Main entry: yield

Definition: cease opposition; stop fighting

Main entry: yield, give

Definition: be flexible under stress of physical force

Usage: This material doesn't give

Main entry: give, return, render, generate, yield

Definition: give or supply

Usage: 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

Main entry: yield, give

Definition: cause to happen or be responsible for

Usage: His two singles gave the team the victory

Main entry: move over, ease up, give, give way, yield

Definition: move in order to make room for someone for something

Usage: The park gave way to a supermarket; `Move over,' he told the crowd

Main entry: pay, yield, bear

Definition: bring in

Usage: interest-bearing accounts; How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Main entry: cede, grant, concede, yield

Definition: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

Main entry: yield, afford, give

Definition: be the cause or source of

Usage: He gave me a lot of trouble; Our meeting afforded much interesting information

Main entry: yield, succumb

Definition: be fatally overwhelmed

Main entry: yield, soften, relent

Definition: give in, as to influence or pressure

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