Meaning of yield

Definition of yield

(noun) 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"
(verb) be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
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"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
give in, as to influence or pressure
move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
be fatally overwhelmed
bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"
cease opposition; stop fighting

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