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

Wiktionary

  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

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Numerology

  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. Koichi Yoshikawa:

    After the Group of 20 meeting and China's parliament meeting, markets got confirmation that policymakers will take necessary steps in monetary, fiscal policy, that is reassuring markets and investors funds' that had fled to the U.S. markets are returning to high-yielding currencies and emerging markets.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    One of the major regrets of life, for most people, is their yielding to the wishes of others, instead of doing what their heart desired most. Always dare to respect yourself first before anyone else, in your speech as much as in your actions. Self-respect is the precursor to Success.

  3. John Banzhaf:

    In all too many cases, we have political correctness now becoming political craziness, students are making demands -- faculty, deans, presidents are yielding, resigning [to them]. At the very least, they hold meetings and conferences. We didn't do that. Student groups made more than a dozen literally crazy demands with no rational basis and our university ignored them and nothing has happened.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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