Definitions of yield

  1.   be the cause or source of He gave me a lot of trouble Our meeting afforded much interesting information
  2.   bring about His two singles gave the team the victory
  3.   consent reluctantly
  4.   give over surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  5.   move in order to make room for someone for something The park gave way to a supermarket Move over ' he told the crowd
  6.   an amount of a product
  7.   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
  8.   end resistance esp under pressure or force The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram
  9.   production of a certain amount
  10.   the income arising from land or other property the average return was about 5
  11.   give in as to influence or pressure
  12.   be fatally overwhelmed
  13.   cease opposition stop fighting
  14.   be flexible under stress of physical force This material doesn't give
  15.   the quantity of something as a commodity that is created usually within a given period of time production was up in the second quarter
  16.   end resistance especially under pressure or force The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram
  17.   be willing to concede I grant you this much
  18.   bring in interest bearing accounts How much does this savings certificate pay annually
  19.   To give in return for labor expended to produce as payment or interest on what is expended or invested to pay as money at interest yields six or seven per cent
  20.   To furnish to afford to render to give forth
  21.   To give up as something that is claimed or demanded to make over to one who has a claim or right to resign to surrender to relinquish as a city an opinion etc
  22.   To admit to be true to concede to allow
  23.   To permit to grant as to yield passage
  24.   To give a reward to to bless
  25.   To give up the contest to submit to surrender to succumb
  26.   To comply with to assent as I yielded to his request
  27.   To give way to cease opposition to be no longer a hindrance or an obstacle as men readily yield to the current of opinion or to customs the door yielded
  28.   To give place as inferior in rank or excellence as they will yield to us in nothing
  29.   Amount yielded product applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation
  30.   To produce as the land yields wheat concede as I yield the point surrender
  31.   To assent comply give way submit cease opposition as he yielded without further opposition give a return or produce to give up a thing claimed to surrender
  32.   Amount returned for labor product return
  33.   Yielder
  34.   To resign to grant to give out to produce to allow
  35.   To submit to comply with to give place
  36.   Amount yielded product
  37.   To give up resign grant produce
  38.   To submit give way
  39.   To furnish in return for labor
  40.   To give way surrender relinquish
  41.   To admit assent grant
  42.   The amount yielded product result
  43.   To produce as land stock or funds to give in return for labour or as profit to produce in general to afford to exhibit to allow to concede to admit to he true to give as claimed of right to permit to grant to emit to give up to resign to surrender
  44.   To give up the contest to submit to comply with to give place
  45.   To give or render back as claimed by right to produce to give in return to exhibit to concede to admit to be true to submit to give way to surrender
  46.   The amount produced the return for labour or as profit

Quotes of yield

  1. The experience reminds me of a favorite saying Most of the yield from research efforts comes from the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds – Paul D. Boyer
  2. Once it becomes impossible for members of Congress to make a career of legislative service the temptation to bend a vote for whatever reason may yield to the better angels of their nature – James L. Buckley
  3. Grudge no expense yield to no opposition forget fatigue till by the strength of prayer and sacrifice the spirit of love shall have overcome – Maria W. Chapman
  4. The wool of a thousand sheep in good pasture at the least ought to yield fifty marks a year the wool of two thousand one hundred marks and so forth counting by thousands – Robert Grosseteste
  5. We are free to yield to truth – Horace
  6. When men yield up the privilege of thinking the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon – Thomas Paine
  7. Human beings yield in many situations even important and spiritual and central ones as long as it prolongs one's well -being – Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  8. You win the victory when you yield to friends – Sophocles
  9. The actual Blue Rose murders which lie at the core of the three novels yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth – Peter Straub
  10. Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause a movement or an ideal which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies – Howard Thurman
  11. Yield not to calamity but face her boldly – Virgil
  12. All provisions of federal state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield – Earl Warren
  13. The combination of experience and experimentation will ultimately yield a personal sound – Mark White
  14. Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations they will struggle and snatch from each other and inclinations to defer or yield will die – Xun Zi

Usage examples for yield

  1. Let me take my stand on that assurance and act as one who must first settle a long standing account with himself before he can yield to any impulse of emotion – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  2. The heart will yield to its emotions but now I must again be a soldier who knows no tears ” – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. “ I would rather die I said with fury than yield her to Alexis ” – Marie by Alexander Pushkin
  4. The search for evertebrates did not yield very much – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  5. She worked in a dressmaker's shop and worked very well too but she had offended his sister to begin with one day when she was finding fault with some work that had been done for her and so there was no end of trouble and the young man had a great battle at home and the more he was fought the less inclined he was to yield and at last off he went to be married and never came home again until he died – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  6. “ I had intended to offer myself to Miss Hollister this afternoon with every hope of success but I yield to you – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  7. But he would not yield – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  8. “ I will not yield her up Fairfax – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. “ I am sure you will not yield to this sorrow and suffer it to make you ill – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  10. And he did not yield to your decision until I had convinced him that he could never make you happy in such a position – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  11. It was she who must yield support and the memory of all those years when Kate never by word or act had failed her came to her aid – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  12. And not to yield would have been to betray herself – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. My strength of body was now gone though the mind would not yield – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  14. “ I had my doubts on the subject but felt that I ought to yield to his better judgment – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. With the wisdom that is too right The warning to which we cannot yield The shadow that follows the sun Follows forever – Nirvana Days by Cale Young Rice
  16. Yes we must go back said Cecile for even to her rather slow mind came the knowledge that a moment had arrived when a promise must yield to a circumstance – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  17. You yield it as a last hope very lightly – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  18. “ Adolphe held out and would not yield – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac
  19. They say that stout people yield easily to their influence – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  20. “ I did not dream for a minute that you would yield to this cut in wages – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

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