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Definition of Yield

Yield

  1. To give in return for labor expended; to produce, as payment or interest on what is expended or invested; to pay; as, money at interest yields six or seven per cent.
  2. To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.
  3. To give up, as something that is claimed or demanded; to make over to one who has a claim or right; to resign; to surrender; to relinquish; as a city, an opinion, etc.
  4. To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.
  5. To permit; to grant; as, to yield passage.
  6. To give a reward to; to bless.
  7. To give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb.
  8. To comply with; to assent; as, I yielded to his request.
  9. To give way; to cease opposition; to be no longer a hindrance or an obstacle; as, men readily yield to the current of opinion, or to customs; the door yielded.
  10. To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence; as, they will yield to us in nothing.
  11. Amount yielded; product; -- applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation.

Yield Quotations

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
Confucius

Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
Robert A. Heinlein

What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
Zane Grey

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Helen Keller
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Yield Translations

yield in Dutch is het veld ruimen, afstaan
yield in French is rends, produit, rendement, rendons, rendent
yield in German is Ertrag, Ausbeute {f}, Gewinn, Ertrag {m}
yield in Italian is cedere, lavoro, prodotto
yield in Latin is proventus, concedo, cedo cessi cessum
yield in Norwegian is ytelse, yte, utbytte, gi
yield in Portuguese is rendimento
yield in Spanish is potencia, rendir, ceder, fruto, rentar
yield in Swedish is ge efter, inbringa, avkastning, vika sig
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