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〔 jild 〕


〔 jiːld 〕

Overview of noun yield

The noun yield has 4 senses

  • output, yield -- (production of a certain amount)

  • return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff -- (the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%")

  • yield, fruit -- (an amount of a product)

  • output, yield, production -- (the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter")

Overview of verb yield

The verb yield has 13 senses

  • yield, give, afford -- (be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information")

  • give way, yield -- (end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram")

  • render, yield, return, give, generate -- (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")

  • concede, yield, cede, grant -- (give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another)

  • yield, relent, soften -- (give in, as to influence or pressure)

  • move over, give way, give, ease up, yield -- (move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd")

  • give, yield -- (cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory")

  • concede, yield, grant -- (be willing to concede; "I grant you this much")

  • succumb, yield -- (be fatally overwhelmed)

  • yield, pay, bear -- (bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?")

  • give, yield -- (be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give")

  • yield -- (cease opposition; stop fighting)

  • yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under -- (consent reluctantly)