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Overview of noun yielding

The noun yielding has 2 senses

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)

Overview of adj yielding

The adj yielding has 3 senses

  • yielding -- (inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person")

  • yielding -- (lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber")

  • yielding -- (tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington)