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YIELD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does yield mean? 

YIELD (noun)
  The noun YIELD has 4 senses:

1. production of a certain amount
2. an amount of a product
3. the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
4. the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

  Familiarity information: YIELD used as a noun is uncommon.


YIELD (verb)
  The verb YIELD has 13 senses:

1. be the cause or source of
2. end resistance, as under pressure or force
3. give or supply
4. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
5. give in, as to influence or pressure
6. move in order to make room for someone for something
7. cause to happen or be responsible for
8. be willing to concede
9. be fatally overwhelmed
10. bring in
11. be flexible under stress of physical force
12. cease opposition; stop fighting
13. consent reluctantly

  Familiarity information: YIELD used as a verb is familiar.


 Dictionary entry details 


YIELD (noun)


Sense 1yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Production of a certain amount

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

yield; output

Hypernyms ("yield" is a kind of...):

production ((economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "yield"):

crop; harvest (the yield from plants in a single growing season)


Sense 2yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An amount of a product

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

yield; fruit

Hypernyms ("yield" is a kind of...):

product; production (an artifact that has been created by someone or some process)


Sense 3yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

takings; take; proceeds; payoff; yield; return; issue

Context example:

the average return was about 5%

Hypernyms ("yield" is a kind of...):

income (the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "yield"):

economic rent; rent (the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions)

payback (financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment))


Sense 4yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

yield; output; production

Context example:

production was up in the second quarter

Hypernyms ("yield" is a kind of...):

indefinite quantity (an estimated quantity)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "yield"):

pick; picking (the quantity of a crop that is harvested)


YIELD (verb)


Sense 1yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be the cause or source of

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

yield; give; afford

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

furnish; provide; render; supply (provide or furnish with)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "yield"):

open; open up (make available)

allow; allow for; leave; provide (make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 2yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

End resistance, as under pressure or force

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

yield; give way

Context example:

The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

change (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 3yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give or supply

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

generate; yield; render; give; return

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

create; make; produce (create or manufacture a man-made product)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 4yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

cede; concede; yield; grant

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

give (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 5yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give in, as to influence or pressure

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

relent; soften; yield

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "yield"):

truckle (yield to out of weakness)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue yield

Antonym:

stand (hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright)


Sense 6yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move in order to make room for someone for something

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

move over; give way; ease up; yield; give

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

move (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

These cars won't yield


Sense 7yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to happen or be responsible for

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

yield; give

Context example:

His two singles gave the team the victory

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

create; make (make or cause to be or to become)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 8yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be willing to concede

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

concede; grant; yield

Context example:

I grant you this much

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

agree; concord; concur; hold (be in accord; be in agreement)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "yield"):

forgive (stop blaming or grant forgiveness)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody something
Somebody ----s something to somebody
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Somebody ----s to somebody


Sense 9yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be fatally overwhelmed

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

succumb; yield

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

buy the farm; cash in one's chips; choke; conk; croak; decease; die; drop dead; exit; expire; give-up the ghost; go; kick the bucket; pass; pass away; perish; pop off; snuff it (pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 10yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bring in

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

pay; bear; yield

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

bring in; clear; earn; gain; make; pull in; realise; realize; take in (earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages)

Domain category:

investment; investment funds (money that is invested with an expectation of profit)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "yield"):

clear; net (yield as a net profit)

pay off (yield a profit or result)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 11yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be flexible under stress of physical force

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

yield; give

Context example:

This material doesn't give

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

stretch (become longer by being stretched and pulled)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 12yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cease opposition; stop fighting

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "yield"):

fall (be captured)

relinquish; surrender (relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another)

give up; surrender (give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s to somebody


Sense 13yield [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Consent reluctantly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

succumb; knuckle under; buckle under; give in; yield

Hypernyms (to "yield" is one way to...):

accept; consent; go for (give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "yield"):

accede; bow; defer; give in; submit (submit or yield to another's wish or opinion)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s to somebody


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