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

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. 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.

  2. sindiswa matyobeni:

    There is something powerful about, yielding power.”

  3. Hunter Biden:

    Vladimir Putin knows I know Vladimir Putin, and Vladimir Putin knows me. And the fact is that this is what is needed on day one, we're in trouble. We're in trouble. This President is shredding our alliances. This President is yielding to Vladimir Putin in ways that are obsequious.

  4. 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.

  5. Todd Rosenbluth:

    Investors continue to take on some credit risk through investment grade corporate bonds and greater risk with high yield bond mutual funds, rather than the lower yielding and safer government bond funds.

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