Definitions for yieldyild
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to give forth or produce by a natural process or in return for cultivation:
to yield 40 bushels to the acre.
to produce or furnish (profit).
to give up, as to superior power or authority:
yielded the fort to the enemy.
to yield the floor to the senator from Ohio.
to give as due or required:
to yield obedience.
(v.i.)to give a return, as for labor expended; produce or bear.
to surrender to superior power.
to give way to influence, entreaty, or the like:
to yield to outrageous demands.
to give place or precedence (usu. fol. by to):
to yield to the next speaker.
to give way to force, pressure, etc.; collapse.
(n.)the act of yielding or producing.
the quantity or amount yielded.
the income produced by a financial investment, usu. shown as a percentage of cost.
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.
something given up or relinquished.
a measure of the destructive energy of a nuclear explosion, expressed in kilotons of the amount of TNT that would produce the same destruction.
* 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.
Origin of yield:
bef. 900; OE g(i)eldan to pay, c. OS geldan, OHG geltan, ON gjalda, to restore, pay, Go fragildan to repay; akin to geld2, wergild
production of a certain amount
return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff(noun)
the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
"the average return was about 5%"
an amount of a product
output, yield, production(verb)
the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
"production was up in the second quarter"
yield, give, afford(verb)
be the cause or source of
"He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
give way, yield(verb)
end resistance, as under pressure or force
"The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
render, yield, return, give, generate(verb)
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(verb)
give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
yield, relent, soften(verb)
give in, as to influence or pressure
move over, give way, give, ease up, yield(verb)
move in order to make room for someone for something
"The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
cause to happen or be responsible for
"His two singles gave the team the victory"
concede, yield, grant(verb)
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
be fatally overwhelmed
yield, pay, bear(verb)
"interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
be flexible under stress of physical force
"This material doesn't give"
cease opposition; stop fighting
yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under(verb)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an expensive election campaign that yielded disappointing results
to agree after resisting; = give in
His parents finally yielded and said he could go.; The government has been accused of yielding to pressure.
to allow a vehicle to go before you
Yield to cars coming from the right.
to give to sb else
to yield territory
A product; the quantity of something produced
Zucchini plants always seem to produce a high yield of fruit.
To pay, give in payment; repay, recompense; reward; requite.
To give way; to allow another to pass first.
Yield the right of way to pedestrians.
To give as required; to surrender, relinquish or capitulate.
They refuse to yield to the enemy.
To give way; to succumb to a force.
To produce as return, as from an investment.
Historically, that security yields a high return.
The current return as a percentage of the price of a stock or bond.
To produce as a result.
Completing the mathematics correctly yields a result of five.
Origin: From yielden, yelden, from gieldan, from geldanan, from gheldh-. Cognate with gelden, gelten, jild.
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
to furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth
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
to admit to be true; to concede; to allow
to permit; to grant; as, to yield passage
to give a reward to; to bless
to give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb
to comply with; to assent; as, I yielded to his request
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
to give place, as inferior in rank or excellence; as, they will yield to us in nothing
amount yielded; product; -- applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation
Translations for yield
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to give up; to surrender
He yielded to the other man's arguments; He yielded all his possessions to the state.
- opgee, ingeeAfrikaans
- يَخْضَع ، يَتَنازَلArabic
- render(-se)Portuguese (BR)
- ustoupit; přenechatCzech
- aufgeben, abtretenGerman
- give efter; overdrageDanish
- υποκύπτω, ενδίδω, παραδίδωGreek
- alistuma, loovutamaEstonian
- تسلیم شدن؛ تسلیم کردنFarsi
- הֵנִיב, הֵפִיק, הִכְנִיס, גָּרַף רְווָחִים ; נִכְנַע, וִתֵּר; נָסוֹגHebrew
- समर्पित करना, समर्पण करना, आत्मसमर्पण करनाHindi
- enged; feladHungarian
- gefast upp (fyrir); láta af hendiIcelandic
- nusileisti, perduotiLithuanian
- piekāpties; atdotLatvian
- zwichten, afstaanDutch
- bøye av, gi etter, gi seg; overgiNorwegian
- ustąpić, oddaćPolish
- تسلیم شدن؛ تسلیم کردنPersian
- حاصل وركول (ميوه): ګټه وركول: پريښودل، تسليميدل، لاس اخيستل، لاس ته راتلل، حاصليدل، غاړه ايښودل، منل، تيريدل، ځاى وركول، مجبور يدل، دچاځاى نيولPashto
- a renunţaRomanian
- ustúpiť; prenechaťSlovak
- vdati se; odstopitiSlovenian
- predati seSerbian
- ge vika,överlämnaSwedish
- vazgeçmek, bırakmakTurkish
- 放棄，繳出Chinese (Trad.)
- поступатися; здаватиUkrainian
- مان لیناUrdu
- đầu hàngVietnamese
- 放弃，缴出Chinese (Simp.)
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