[ UK /jˈiːld/ ]
[ US /ˈjiɫd/ ]
[ US /ˈjiɫd/ ]
- give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
be flexible under stress of physical force
This material doesn't give
- give in, as to influence or pressure
How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
- cease opposition; stop fighting
end resistance, as under pressure or force
The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram
give or supply
The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
The estate renders some revenue for the family
This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
move in order to make room for someone for something
`Move over,' he told the crowd
The park gave way to a supermarket
- be fatally overwhelmed
- consent reluctantly
be the cause or source of
Our meeting afforded much interesting information
He gave me a lot of trouble
be willing to concede
I grant you this much
cause to happen or be responsible for
His two singles gave the team the victory
- production of a certain amount
the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
the average return was about 5%
- an amount of a product
the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
production was up in the second quarter
How To Use yield In A Sentence
- Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails. VIII. The Lordly Buffalo
- Net interest income dropped to $256.4 million, primarily due to the low market-interest rates that resulted in lower yields on mortgage-related interest-earning assets as customers refinanced to lower mortgage rates and new loans and asset purchases were at the current low market interest rates. Hudson City Bancorp Swings to Loss
- The danger in Iraq is repeating the biggest mistake - yielding to gradualism.
- With most of Bradford's other income coming from mortgage broking, estate agency and property surveying, the decent yield really is at the mercy of house prices.
- Even the normal Perigordine fare of duck la gras and truffles washed down with red wine and pastis has yielded in favour of Scottish food and drink in celebration of the Auld Alliance.
- Definition: Consumption can be regarded as total expenditure by households on goods and services which yield utility in the current period.
- ‘This is evident in a number of markets where rents are falling, but yields are not only holding steady, but in most instances hardening,’ he said.
- The yield of rice will rise to 700 kilograms per mu.
- This means the circumference is about 1000 meters, so v is 1000 meters per minute, which yields a simulated gravity about 1/6 of Earth's -- the same as the moon (though the people inside move as though the gravity is Earth-normal). 8/1/08: Launch Pad, day 2
- His dissection of the eye yielded the distinction between cornea, retina, iris, and chorioid coat.