What does yielding mean?

Definitions for yielding
ˈyil dɪŋyield·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving up, yielding, surrendernoun

    a verbal act of admitting defeat

  2. concession, conceding, yieldingadjective

    the act of conceding or yielding

  3. yieldingadjective

    inclined to yield to argument or influence or control

    "a timid yielding person"

  4. yieldingadjective

    lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

    "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"

  5. yieldingadjective

    tending to give in or surrender or agree

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


  1. yieldingnoun

    a concession

  2. yieldingadjective

    docile, or inclined to give way to pressure


  1. yielding

    Yielding generally refers to giving way under force or pressure, or surrendering to a certain influence, demand or authority. It can also mean to produce or generate a particular result or product. The exact meaning can vary based on context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yielding

    of Yield

  2. Yieldingadjective

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

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Yielding is ranked #40856 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Yielding surname appeared 534 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Yielding.

    95.8% or 512 total occurrences were White.
    1.6% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.3% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  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

Examples of yielding in a Sentence

  1. sindiswa matyobeni:

    There is something powerful about, yielding power.”

  2. Clarence Mitchell:

    They certainly will be encouraged to know the appeal is yielding results already and hopefully within that, there will be crucial bits of information the police can act upon.

  3. Josh Peters:

    When I look at utilities that are yielding in the 4-percent range, I think they're priced for what I'd call a normal 10-year Treasury yield - call it 4 or 5 percent - because with utilities you're still going to get some earnings growth, i'd have a similar take on REITs.

  4. Thabiso Monkoe:

    Once upon a time..They came from Europe, yielding swords, they robbed, raped, conquered Africa , and gave us The Ten Commandments .

  5. Mohammad Hashim:

    It is increasingly getting very difficult to destroy standing crops due to the fighting and the increased Taliban control in poppy-yielding provinces.

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