[ UK /jˈiːldɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈjiɫdɪŋ/ ]
  1. tending to give in or surrender or agree
    too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments
  2. lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
    a deep yielding layer of foam rubber
  3. inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
    a timid yielding person
  1. a verbal act of admitting defeat
  2. the act of conceding or yielding
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How To Use yielding In A Sentence

  • The danger in Iraq is repeating the biggest mistake - yielding to gradualism.
  • I shall have to hand Letty Dale to him at last!" he thought, yielding in bitter generosity to the conditions imposed on him by the ungenerousness of another. The Egoist
  • Relative to self-pollination, outcross pollination results in greater proportion of flowers setting fruit, and greater proportion of ovules yielding seeds per fruit.
  • V. -- Your own fortune, father-in-law (in certain kinds of society they say _papa father-in-law_) yielding an income of twenty thousand, and which will soon be increased by an inheritance. Analytical Studies
  • From that perch, one's picture of the cosmos grows to galactic proportions, dwarfing any prior world view and yielding a perspective transcendent beyond imagination.
  • The drive she feels to achieve, Simone says, can be traced directly to the unyielding support she has felt from her family.
  • The long cruel winter came to an end at last, yielding to a gentle warm spring.
  • Sekt in Gemany and Austria is largely made from Riesling, yielding fruit-driven and light wines that are terrific aperitifs.
  • Mechanisms for overyielding in a sunflower/mustard intercrop. 26. 1. Green manure crops in irrigated and rainfed lowland rice-based cropping systems in south Asia.
  • What happens when we kneel in faith and claim the power to stop yielding to sin?
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