Pronunciation of yield: Y IY1 L D (jild)
Number of syllables of yield: 1
Definition of yield
- (n): production of a certain amount
- (n): an amount of a product
- (n): the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
- (n): the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter"
- (v): end resistance, especially under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
- (v): consent reluctantly
- (v): be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
- (v): cease opposition; stop fighting
- (v): be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn''t give"
- (v): 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"
- (v): bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
- (v): move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,'' he told the crowd"
- (v): bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
- (v): give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
- (v): be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
- (v): be fatally overwhelmed
- (v): give in, as to influence or pressure
Examples of yield
- The officers of the army all forced to yield.
- The Lamanites yield up the lands of the Nephites.
- The yield depends on the purity of the sodium hydroxide.
- The differences between the binary words yield the transmitted data.
- Malleability is directly related to ductility and yield strength.
- Hair, skins, and feathers also yield ectoparasite remains.
- Applying the sum of arithmetic series, the expression will yield.
- She did not yield to the might of her captors.
- Active special transmission states also yield confluent state annihilation.
- This option adds to the yield of the note.