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yield·ing

 (yēl′dĭng)
adj.
Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.

yield′ing·ly adv.
yield′ing·ness n.

yielding

(ˈjiːldɪŋ)
adj
1. compliant, submissive, or flexible
2. pliable or soft: a yielding material.
ˈyieldingly adv
ˈyieldingness n

yield•ing

(ˈyil dɪŋ)

adj.
1. submissive; compliant.
2. tending to give way, esp. under pressure; flexible.
3. (of a crop, soil, etc.) producing a yield; productive.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yielding - a verbal act of admitting defeatyielding - a verbal act of admitting defeat  
relinquishing, relinquishment - a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
2.yielding - the act of conceding or yielding
assent, acquiescence - agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
bye, pass - you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
Adj.1.yielding - inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person"
docile - willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"
2.yielding - lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
3.yielding - tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington
compromising, conciliatory, flexible - making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"

yielding

yielding

adjective
Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:
Translations

yielding

[ˈjiːldɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= soft) [ground, surface, substance] → flexible, blando
2. (= compliant, submissive) [person] (in temperament) → complaciente; (physically) → tierno

yielding

adj personnachgiebig; surface, materialnachgebend; the ground is yieldingder Boden gibt nach

yielding

[ˈjiːldɪŋ] adj (person) → arrendevole; (ground, surface) → cedevole
References in classic literature ?
As to that, said Sir Launcelot, I will not take your yielding unto me, but so that ye yield you unto Sir Kay the seneschal, on that covenant I will save your lives and else not.
O listen to him; other men like thee Have thankless children and are choleric, But yielding to persuasion's gentle spell They let their savage mood be exorcised.
The physical need for sleep began to overtake her; the exuberance which had sustained and exalted her spirit left her helpless and yielding to the conditions which crowded her in.
There is a dire need for development of high yielding varieties of chickpea in order to get the increased farm income and improve livelihood for betterment of the growers (Khattak et al., 2007).
At the beginning of the year, the European high yield bond market, represented by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch European Currency High Yield Index, was yielding 3.5 per cent.
These results reveled that characters showing higher positive direct effects could be used for production of high yielding genotypes and selection on the basis of morphological traits proves helpful.
The eventual objectives of plant breeders are the development of high yielding cultivars or varieties, which can be adapted to an extensive range of diversified environments.
For additional detail on the profile of negative-yielding sovereign securities worldwide, see Fitch's special report "Negative Yielding Sovereign Debt," dated May 4, 2016 at www.fitchratings.com.
There is no biological reason or precedent in other crops that should lead us to assume that more yield in a variety is linked inversely and inescapably to lower concentrations of flavors in the fruit when compared to a lower yielding variety.
Predictably, it's the lower-yielding of the two, yielding 4.41% vs.
Remember the trial and conviction of former Jacksonville nurse Geffrey Alan Yielding a few years back?