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Meaning & Definition of Yield in English

English

Yield

/jild/

noun

1. Production of a certain amount

    synonym:
  • output
  • ,
  • yield

2. The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

  • "The average return was about 5%"
    synonym:
  • return
  • ,
  • issue
  • ,
  • take
  • ,
  • takings
  • ,
  • proceeds
  • ,
  • yield
  • ,
  • payoff

3. An amount of a product

    synonym:
  • yield
  • ,
  • fruit

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"
    synonym:
  • output
  • ,
  • yield
  • ,
  • production

verb

1. Be the cause or source of

  • "He gave me a lot of trouble"
  • "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
    synonym:
  • yield
  • ,
  • give
  • ,
  • afford

2. End resistance, as under pressure or force

  • "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
    synonym:
  • give way
  • ,
  • yield

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • render
  • ,
  • yield
  • ,
  • return
  • ,
  • give
  • ,
  • generate

4. Give over

  • Surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
    synonym:
  • concede
  • ,
  • yield
  • ,
  • cede
  • ,
  • grant

5. Give in, as to influence or pressure

    synonym:
  • yield
  • ,
  • relent
  • ,
  • soften

6. Move in order to make room for someone for something

  • "The park gave way to a supermarket"
  • "`move over,' he told the crowd"
    synonym:
  • move over
  • ,
  • give way
  • ,
  • give
  • ,
  • ease up
  • ,
  • yield

7. Cause to happen or be responsible for

  • "His two singles gave the team the victory"
    synonym:
  • give
  • ,
  • yield

8. Be willing to concede

  • "I grant you this much"
    synonym:
  • concede
  • ,
  • yield
  • ,
  • grant

9. Be fatally overwhelmed

    synonym:
  • succumb
  • ,
  • yield

10. Bring in

  • "Interest-bearing accounts"
  • "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
    synonym:
  • yield
  • ,
  • pay
  • ,
  • bear

11. Be flexible under stress of physical force

  • "This material doesn't give"
    synonym:
  • give
  • ,
  • yield

12. Cease opposition

  • Stop fighting
    synonym:
  • yield

13. Consent reluctantly

    synonym:
  • yield
  • ,
  • give in
  • ,
  • succumb
  • ,
  • knuckle under
  • ,
  • buckle under

Examples of using

I did not yield to such a rule.
The company shares give a high yield.
A 100% yield is guaranteed on the investment.