What does yielding mean?

Definitions for yieldingˈyil dɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word yielding.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving up, yielding, surrender(noun)

    a verbal act of admitting defeat

  2. concession, conceding, yielding(adj)

    the act of conceding or yielding

  3. yielding(adj)

    inclined to yield to argument or influence or control

    "a timid yielding person"

  4. yielding(adj)

    lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

    "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"

  5. yielding(adj)

    tending to give in or surrender or agree

    "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington


  1. yielding(Noun)

    a concession

  2. yielding(Adjective)

    docile, or inclined to give way to pressure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yielding

    of Yield

  2. Yielding(adj)

    inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant; accommodating; as, a yielding temper


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yielding in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yielding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

  2. Bette Davis:

    Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

  3. Elizabeth II:

    We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep.

  4. Bryan Carter:

    Clearly the epicenter of this sell-off is Europe, bond investors are re-evaluating how rich these core (bonds) got and repositioning into higher spreads and higher yielding classes.

  5. Bryden Teich:

    Where interest rates are in general, you can't get income from the bond markets. So for any of the financials still yielding 3.5 to 4 percent and still trading at 11 times earnings, we still see value there.

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