yield  

  • 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  

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