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Definition 1: production of a certain amount - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale

"he introduced more efficient methods of production"

(... is a kind of yield ) the yield from plants in a single growing season

Definition 2: an amount of a product - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

"they improve their product every year" "they export most of their agricultural production"

Definition 3: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the average return was about 5%

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

(... is a kind of yield ) the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions

(... is a kind of yield ) financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment)

Definition 4: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time) - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • production was up in the second quarter

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) an estimated quantity

(... is a kind of yield ) the quantity of a crop that is harvested

"he sent the first picking of berries to the market" "it was the biggest peach pick in years"

Definition 5: end resistance, as under pressure or force - [verb of change]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 6: consent reluctantly - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

"I cannot accept your invitation" "I go for this resolution"

(... is a kind of yield ) yield to another's wish or opinion

"The government bowed to the military pressure"

Definition 7: be willing to concede - [verb of communication]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I grant you this much

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) be in accord; be in agreement

"We agreed on the terms of the settlement" "I can't agree with you!" "I hold with those who say life is sacred" "Both philosophers concord on this point"

(... is a kind of yield ) stop blaming or grant forgiveness

"I forgave him his infidelity" "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"

Definition 8: cease opposition; stop fighting - [verb of competition]

(... is a kind of yield ) give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another

"The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"

(... is a kind of yield ) be captured

"The cities fell to the enemy"

Definition 9: be flexible under stress of physical force - [verb of contact]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This material doesn't give

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) become longer by being stretched and pulled

"The fabric stretches"

Definition 10: give or supply - [verb of creation]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) create or manufacture a man-made product

"We produce more cars than we can sell" "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

(yield has a similar meaning as ...) cause to happen or be responsible for

"His two singles gave the team the victory"

(yield has a similar meaning as ...) bring about

"The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"

Definition 11: cause to happen or be responsible for - [verb of creation]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His two singles gave the team the victory

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(yield has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 12: move in order to make room for someone for something - [verb of motion]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The park gave way to a supermarket
  • `Move over,' he told the crowd

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(yield has a similar meaning as ...) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims

"He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage" "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"

Definition 13: bring in - [verb of possession]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • interest-bearing accounts
  • How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

"How much do you make a month in your new job?" "She earns a lot in her new job" "this merger brought in lots of money" "He clears $5,000 each month"

(... is a kind of yield ) yield as a net profit

"This sale netted me $1 million"

(... is a kind of yield ) yield a profit or result

"His efforts finally paid off"

(yield belongs to category ...) money that is invested with an expectation of profit

Definition 14: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

Definition 15: be the cause or source of - [verb of possession]

Samples where yield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He gave me a lot of trouble
  • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(... is a kind of yield ) make available

"This opens up new possibilities"

(... is a kind of yield ) make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

"This leaves no room for improvement" "The evidence allows only one conclusion" "allow for mistakes" "leave lots of time for the trip" "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

(yield has a similar meaning as ...) cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense

"She gave him a black eye" "The draft gave me a cold"

Definition 16: give in, as to influence or pressure - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of yield ) yield to out of weakness

Definition 17: be fatally overwhelmed - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for yield in the sense of this definition

(yield is a kind of ...) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

"She died from cancer" "The children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully" "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

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