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yield

 (yēld)
v. yield·ed, yield·ing, yields
v.tr.
1.
a. To give forth by a natural process, especially by cultivation: a field that yields many bushels of corn.
b. To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of: an investment that yields a high return.
2.
a. To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender: yielded my seat to the speaker; yielded his sword.
b. To give up (an advantage, for example) to another; concede: yielded the right of way to the oncoming traffic.
v.intr.
1.
a. To give forth a natural product; be productive.
b. To produce a return for effort or investment: bonds that yield well.
2.
a. To give up, as in defeat; surrender or submit.
b. To give way to pressure or force: The door yielded to a gentle push.
c. To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
d. To give up one's place, as to one that is superior: yielded to the chairperson.
n.
1.
a. An amount yielded or produced; a product.
b. A profit obtained from an investment; a return.
2. The energy released by an explosion, especially by a nuclear explosion, expressed in units of weight (usually kilotons) of TNT required to produce an equivalent release.

[Middle English yielden, from Old English geldan, to pay.]

yield′er n.
Synonyms: yield, relent, bow2, defer2, submit, capitulate, succumb
These verbs all mean to give in to what one can no longer oppose or resist. Yield has the widest application: My neighbor won't yield to reason. "The child ... soon yielded to the drowsiness" (Charles Dickens).
To relent is to moderate the harshness or severity of an attitude or decision: "The captain at last relented, and told him that he might make himself at home" (Herman Melville).
Bow suggests giving way in defeat or through courtesy: "Bow and accept the end / Of a love" (Robert Frost).
To defer is to yield out of respect for or in recognition of another's authority, knowledge, or judgment: "Philip ... had the good sense to defer to the long experience and the wisdom of his father" (William Hickling Prescott).
Submit implies giving way out of necessity, as after futile or unsuccessful resistance: "obliged to submit to those laws which are imposed upon us" (Abigail Adams).
Capitulate implies surrender to pressure, force, compulsion, or inevitability: "I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies and dead institutions" (Ralph Waldo Emerson).
Succumb strongly suggests submission to something overpowering or overwhelming: "If a soldier stayed on the line long enough, he would succumb to mental stresses if he was not physically injured first" (Roger J. Spiller). See Also Synonyms at produce, relinquish.

yield

(jiːld)
vb
1. to give forth or supply (a product, result, etc), esp by cultivation, labour, etc; produce or bear
2. (Banking & Finance) (tr) to furnish as a return: the shares yielded three per cent.
3. (often foll by: up) to surrender or relinquish, esp as a result of force, persuasion, etc
4. (sometimes foll by: to) to give way, submit, or surrender, as through force or persuasion: she yielded to his superior knowledge.
5. (often foll by: to) to agree; comply; assent: he eventually yielded to their request for money.
6. (tr) to grant or allow; concede: to yield right of way.
7. (tr) obsolete to pay or repay: God yield thee!.
n
8. the result, product, or amount yielded
9. (Banking & Finance) the profit or return, as from an investment or tax
10. (Stock Exchange) the annual income provided by an investment, usually expressed as a percentage of its cost or of its current value: the yield on these shares is 15 per cent at today's market value.
11. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the energy released by the explosion of a nuclear weapon expressed in terms of the amount of TNT necessary to produce the same energy
12. (Chemistry) chem the quantity of a specified product obtained in a reaction or series of reactions, usually expressed as a percentage of the quantity that is theoretically obtainable
[Old English gieldan; related to Old Frisian jelda, Old High German geltan, Old Norse gjalda, Gothic gildan]
ˈyieldable adj
ˈyielder n

yield

(yild)
v.t.
1. to give forth or produce by a natural process or in return for cultivation: to yield 40 bushels to the acre.
2. to produce or furnish (profit).
3. to give up, as to superior power or authority: yielded the fort to the enemy.
4. to relinquish: to yield the floor to the senator from Ohio.
5. to give as due or required: to yield obedience.
v.i.
6. to give a return, as for labor expended; produce or bear.
7. to surrender to superior power.
8. to give way to influence, entreaty, or the like: to yield to outrageous demands.
9. to give place or precedence (usu. fol. by to): to yield to the next speaker.
10. to give way to force, pressure, etc.; collapse.
n.
11. the act of yielding or producing.
12. the quantity or amount yielded.
13. the income produced by a financial investment, usu. shown as a percentage of cost.
14. Chem. the quantity of product formed by the interaction of two or more substances, generally expressed as a percentage of the quantity obtained to that theoretically obtainable.
15. something given up or relinquished.
16. a measure of the destructive energy of a nuclear explosion, expressed in kilotons of the amount of TNT that would produce the same destruction.
[before 900; Old English g(i)eldan to pay, c. Old Saxon geldan, Old High German geltan, Old Norse gjalda, to restore, pay, Gothic fragildan to repay; akin to geld2, wergild]
yield′a•ble, adj.
yield`a•bil′i•ty, n.
yield′er, n.
syn: yield, submit, surrender mean to give way or give up to a person or thing. To yield is to relinquish or concede under some degree of pressure, either from a position of weakness or from one of advantage: to yield ground to an enemy; to yield the right of way. To submit is to give up more completely to authority or superior force and to cease opposition, usu. with reluctance: The mutineers finally submitted to the captain's orders. To surrender is to give up complete possession of and claim to, usu. after resistance: to surrender a fortress; to surrender one's rights.

yield

Yield

 an amount or quantity yielded or grown, e.g., a yield of fruit, 1440.
Examples: yield of the country, 1577; of gold, 1863; of the olive grove, 1893.

yield


Past participle: yielded
Gerund: yielding

Imperative
yield
yield
Present
I yield
you yield
he/she/it yields
we yield
you yield
they yield
Preterite
I yielded
you yielded
he/she/it yielded
we yielded
you yielded
they yielded
Present Continuous
I am yielding
you are yielding
he/she/it is yielding
we are yielding
you are yielding
they are yielding
Present Perfect
I have yielded
you have yielded
he/she/it has yielded
we have yielded
you have yielded
they have yielded
Past Continuous
I was yielding
you were yielding
he/she/it was yielding
we were yielding
you were yielding
they were yielding
Past Perfect
I had yielded
you had yielded
he/she/it had yielded
we had yielded
you had yielded
they had yielded
Future
I will yield
you will yield
he/she/it will yield
we will yield
you will yield
they will yield
Future Perfect
I will have yielded
you will have yielded
he/she/it will have yielded
we will have yielded
you will have yielded
they will have yielded
Future Continuous
I will be yielding
you will be yielding
he/she/it will be yielding
we will be yielding
you will be yielding
they will be yielding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yielding
you have been yielding
he/she/it has been yielding
we have been yielding
you have been yielding
they have been yielding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yielding
you will have been yielding
he/she/it will have been yielding
we will have been yielding
you will have been yielding
they will have been yielding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yielding
you had been yielding
he/she/it had been yielding
we had been yielding
you had been yielding
they had been yielding
Conditional
I would yield
you would yield
he/she/it would yield
we would yield
you would yield
they would yield
Past Conditional
I would have yielded
you would have yielded
he/she/it would have yielded
we would have yielded
you would have yielded
they would have yielded

yield

The amount of profit made on an investment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yield - production of a certain amount
production - (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
crop, harvest - the yield from plants in a single growing season
2.yield - the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
economic rent, rent - the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
payback - financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment)
3.yield - an amount of a product
product, production - an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
4.yield - the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter"
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
picking, pick - the quantity of a crop that is harvested; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years"
Verb1.yield - be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
open up, open - make available; "This opens up new possibilities"
give - cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
allow for, allow, provide, leave - make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
2.yield - end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
3.yield - 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"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
yield, give - cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
establish, give - bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
4.yield - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
5.yield - give in, as to influence or pressure
truckle - yield to out of weakness
remain firm, stand - hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!"
6.yield - move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
abandon, give up - stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
7.yield - cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
generate, yield, render, give, return - 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.yield - be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
agree, concur, concord, hold - be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
forgive - stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"
9.yield - be fatally overwhelmed
croak, decease, die, drop dead, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, pass away, perish, snuff it, pop off, expire, conk, exit, choke, go, pass - pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
10.yield - bring inyield - bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
investment funds, investment - money that is invested with an expectation of profit
earn, realise, pull in, bring in, realize, gain, make, take in, clear - earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
net, clear - yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
pay off - yield a profit or result; "His efforts finally paid off"
11.yield - be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"
stretch - become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
12.yield - cease opposition; stop fighting
surrender, give up - give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"
fall - be captured; "The cities fell to the enemy"
13.yield - consent reluctantly
consent, go for, accept - give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
accede, give in, bow, defer, submit - yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"

yield

verb
1. bow, submit, give in, surrender, give way, succumb, cave in (informal), capitulate, knuckle under, resign yourself She yielded to general pressure.
3. surrender, give up, give in, concede defeat, cave in (informal), throw in the towel, admit defeat, accept defeat, give up the struggle, knuckle under, raise the white flag, lay down your arms, cry quits Their leader refused to yield.
surrender resist, hold out
4. produce, give, provide, pay, return, supply, bear, net, earn, afford, generate, bring in, furnish, bring forth 400,000 acres of land yielded a crop worth $1.75 billion.
produce use, consume, use up
noun
1. produce, crop, harvest, output improving the yield of the crop
2. profit, return, income, revenue, earnings, takings the yield on a bank's investment
profit loss, consumption, input
yield to something comply with, agree to, concede, allow, grant, permit, go along with, bow to, consent to, accede to Television officials had yielded to demands.

yield

verb
1. To bring forth (a product):
2. To make as income or profit:
3. To let (something) go:
4. To give up a possession, claim, or right:
5. To cease opposition:
6. To give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength:
Informal: fold.
7. To conform to the will or judgment of another, especially out of respect or courtesy:
8. To moderate or change a position or course of action as a result of pressure:
Idiom: give way.
noun
1. The amount or quantity produced:
2. The produce harvested from the land:
Translations
مَحْصول، غَلَّهيَخْضَع ، يَتَنازَليَسْتَسْلِميَسْتَسْلِمُيُنْتِج، يُغِلُّ
ustoupitvýnosdávatnéstpovolit
give efteroverdrageudbytteyde
tuottaamyöntääsato
prepustiti seurod
hozam
afraksturgefa af sérgefast upp ; láta af hendiláta undan
生む
산출하다
atdotdotieguveneizturētpiekāpties
prenechaťvýnos
dajatiobroditiodstopiti prednostpopustiti
avkastning
ยอม ยอมจำนน
bırakmakboyun eğmekgetirikırılmakpes etmek
đầu hàng

yield

[jiːld]
A. N (from crop, mine, investment) → rendimiento m
yield per hectareel rendimiento por hectárea
high-yield bondsbonos mpl de alto rendimiento
this year, grain yields have trebledeste año la producción de cereales se ha triplicado
how to improve milk yieldscómo mejorar la producción de leche
B. VT
1. (= produce) [+ crop, minerals, results] → producir; [+ interest] → rendir, producir; [+ profit, benefits] → producir, reportar; [+ opportunity] → brindar, ofrecer
the shares yield five per centlas acciones producen or reportan or rinden un cinco por ciento de beneficios
2. (frm) (= surrender) [+ territory, power, control] → ceder (to a)
to yield the floor to sbceder la palabra a algn
to yield ground to sb (Mil, fig) → ceder terreno a algn
to yield the right of way to sb (US) (Aut) → ceder el paso a algn
C. VI
1. (Agr) (= produce) land that yields well/poorlyuna tierra que produce mucho/poco
a variety of strawberry that yields welluna variedad de fresa que da mucha producción
2. (frm) (= surrender) → rendirse, ceder
we shall never yieldnunca nos rendiremos, nunca cederemos
to yield to sthceder a or ante algo
we will not yield to threatsno vamos a ceder a or ante las amenazas
he refused to yield to temptationse negó a caer en la tentación, se negó a ceder a or ante la tentación
the disease yielded to treatmentla enfermedad remitió con el tratamiento
3. (= give way) [ice, door, branch] → ceder
he felt the floor yield beneath his feetnotó cómo el suelo cedía or hundía bajo sus pies
to yield under pressureceder or hundirse ante la presión
4. (US) (Aut) → ceder el paso
"yield"ceda el paso
yield up VT + ADV (liter) [+ territory, power, control] → ceder (to a) [+ secret] → revelar
nature yields up its bounty (liter) → la naturaleza da su recompensa

yield

[ˈjiːld]
n
[crop] → rendement m; [milk] → production f
(FINANCE)rendement m
a yield of 5% → un rendement de 5%
vt
(= produce) [+ crop, fruit] → produire
(FINANCE) [+ profit] → rapporter
(= produce) [+ result] → donner; [+ information] → apporter
(= surrender) [+ control, power] → céder
vi
(= give in) → céder
to yield to sth → céder devant qch
to yield to temptation → céder à la tentation
(US) (AUTOMOBILES)céder le passage
(= give way) [door, lock] → céder

yield

vt
(land) fruit, crophervorbringen; (tree) fruittragen; (mine, oil well) → bringen; (shares, money) interest, profit(ein)bringen, abwerfen; result(hervor)bringen; opportunity, clueergeben; the information yielded by the polldie Information, die die Meinungsumfrage ergeben hat; this yielded a weekly increase of 20%das brachte eine wöchentliche Steigerung von 20%
(= surrender, concede)aufgeben; to yield something to somebodyetw an jdn abtreten; to yield ground to somebodyvor jdm zurückstecken; to yield the floor to somebody (fig)jdm das Feld überlassen; to yield a point to somebodyjdm einen Punkt zukommen lassen; (in competition) → einen Punkt an jdn abgeben; to yield concessionsZugeständnisse machen; to yield right of way to somebody (Mot) → jdm die Vorfahrt gewähren or lassen
vi
(tree, land)tragen; (mine, oil well)Ertrag bringen; (shares, money)sich verzinsen, Zinsen or Profit einbringen or abwerfen; land that yields wellLand, das ertragreich ist
(= surrender, give way) they yielded to us (Mil) → sie haben sich uns (dat)ergeben; (general) → sie haben nachgegeben; at last she yielded to him/to his charmschließlich erlag sie ihm/seinem Charme doch; to yield to force/superior forces (Mil) → der Gewalt/Übermacht weichen or nachgeben; to yield to somebody’s threatssich jds Drohungen (dat)beugen; he yielded to her requestser gab ihren Bitten nach; the disease yielded to treatmentdie Krankheit sprach auf die Behandlung an; to yield to temptationder Versuchung erliegen; to yield to one’s emotionsseinen Gefühlen nachgeben; I’ll have to yield to you on that pointin diesem Punkt muss ich Ihnen recht geben
(= give way: branch, beam, rope, floor, ground) → nachgeben; to yield under pressureunter Druck nachgeben; (fig)dem Druck weichen
(Mot) to yield to oncoming trafficden Gegenverkehr vorbeilassen; “yield” (US, Ir) → Vorfahrt beachten!“
n (of land, tree)Ertrag m; (of work also)Ergebnis nt; (of mine, well)Ausbeute f; (of industry) (= goods)Produktion f; (= profit)Gewinne pl, → Erträge pl; (Fin, of shares, business) → Ertrag m, → Gewinn m; yield of taxSteueraufkommen nt

yield

[jiːld]
1. n (of land, mine) → resa; (of investment) → rendita; (of crops) → raccolto
a yield of 5% → un profitto del 5%
2. vt
a. (produce, harvest, dividend) → fruttare; (results) → fornire, produrre; (information, opportunity) → fornire
b. (surrender) → cedere
3. vi (surrender) to yield (to)cedere (a), arrendersi (a); (break, collapse) → cedere (Am, ZZZ) (Aut) → dare la precedenza
to yield to temptation → cedere alla tentazione
yield up vt + adv (liter) (secret) → svelare, rivelare

yield

(jiːld) verb
1. to give up; to surrender. He yielded to the other man's arguments; He yielded all his possessions to the state.
2. to give way to force or pressure. At last the door yielded.
3. to produce naturally, grow etc. How much milk does that herd of cattle yield?
noun
the amount produced by natural means. the annual yield of wheat.

yield

يَسْتَسْلِمُ ustoupit give efter erbringen αποφέρω rendir tuottaa produire prepustiti se rendere 生む 산출하다 zwichten vike dać render давать avkastning ยอม ยอมจำนน sonuç sağlamak đầu hàng 屈服

yield

n. rendimiento; producción;
v. producir, rendir.
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I wasn't meant for a life like this, and I know I shall break away and do something desperate if somebody doesn't come and help me," she said to herself, when her first efforts failed and she fell into the moody, miserable state of mind which often comes when strong wills have to yield to the inevitable.
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For several miles in this direction, the mountains appeared reluctant to yield their dominion, but within reach of the eye they diverged, and finally melted into the level and sandy lands, across which we have accompanied our adventurers in their double journey.
So confident were they of that ultimate prospect, that the wealth already thus obtained was religiously expended in engines and machinery for the boring of wells and the conveyance of that precious water which the exhausted river had long since ceased to yield.
But, for reasons the most imperative, she could not yield to his request.
And, I conceive moreover, that the hearts holding such miserable secrets as you speak of, will yield them up, at that last day, not with reluctance, but with a joy unutterable.
Grose for a moment collapsed, yet presently to pull herself together again, as if from the positive force of the sense of what, should we yield an inch, there would really be to give way to.
And like a sister of charity did this charitable Aunt Charity bustle about hither and thither, ready to turn her hand and heart to anything that promised to yield safety, comfort, and consolation to all on board a ship in which her beloved brother Bildad was concerned, and in which she herself owned a score or two of well-saved dollars.
Assuming the blubber to be the skin of the whale; then, when this skin, as in the case of a very large Sperm Whale, will yield the bulk of one hundred barrels of oil; and, when it is considered that, in quantity, or rather weight, that oil, in its expressed state, is only three fourths, and not the entire substance of the coat; some idea may hence be had of the enormousness of that animated mass, a mere part of whose mere integument yields such a lake of liquid as that.
Those who, while they disapprove of the character and measures of a government, yield to it their allegiance and support are undoubtedly its most conscientious supporters, and so frequently the most serious obstacles to reform.
I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.
And then they all three cried, Sir Knight, we yield us unto you as man of might matchless.