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Definition 1: the act of conceding or yielding - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for yielding in the sense of this definition

(yielding is a kind of ...) agreement with a statement or proposal to do something

"he gave his assent eagerly" "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"

(... is a kind of yielding ) an automatic advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent

"he had a bye in the first round"

Definition 2: a verbal act of admitting defeat - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for yielding in the sense of this definition

(yielding is a kind of ...) a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

Definition 3: tending to give in or surrender or agree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments

(yielding is similar to ...) making or willing to make concessions

"loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"

Definition 4: inclined to yield to argument or influence or control - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a timid yielding person

(yielding is similar to ...) willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed

"the docile masses of an enslaved nation"

Definition 5: lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a deep yielding layer of foam rubber

(yielding is similar to ...) yielding readily to pressure or weight

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