Thesaurus for yield
- give, afford, give way, render, return, generate, concede, cede, grant, relent, soften, move over, ease up, succumb, pay, bear, give in, knuckle under, buckle under, accept, agree, bring in, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, change, choke, clear, concord, concur, conk, consent, create, croak, decease, die, drop dead, earn, exit, expire, furnish, gain, give-up the ghost, go, go for, hold, kick the bucket, make, move, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, produce, provide, pull in, realise, realize, snuff it, stretch, supply, take in
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Pronunciation of yield: Y IY1 L D (jild)
Number of syllables of yield: 1
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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