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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yield  \Yield\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Yielded};  obs.  p.  p.  {Yold}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Yielding}.]  [OE.  yelden,  [yogh]elden, 
  [yogh]ilden,  AS  gieldan  gildan,  to  pay  give  restore,  make 
  an  offering;  akin  to  OFries  jelda,  OS  geldan  D.  gelden  to 
  cost,  to  be  worth,  G.  gelten,  OHG.  geltan  to  pay  restore, 
  make  an  offering,  be  worth,  Icel.  gjalda  to  pay  give  up 
  Dan.  gielde  to  be  worth,  Sw  g["a]lla  to  be  worth,  g["a]lda 
  to  pay  Goth.  gildan  in  fragildan  usgildan  Cf  1st  {Geld}, 
  {Guild}.] 
  1.  To  give  in  return  for  labor  expended;  to  produce,  as 
  payment  or  interest  on  what  is  expended  or  invested;  to 
  pay  as  money  at  interest  yields  six  or  seven  per  cent. 
 
  To  yelde  Jesu  Christ  his  proper  rent.  --Chaucer. 
 
  When  thou  tillest  the  ground,  it  shall  not 
  henceforth  yield  unto  thee  her  strength.  --Gen.  iv 
  12. 
 
  2.  To  furnish;  to  afford;  to  render;  to  give  forth.  ``Vines 
  yield  nectar.''  --Milton. 
 
  [He]  makes  milch  kine  yield  blood.  --Shak. 
 
  The  wilderness  yieldeth  food  for  them  and  for  their 
  children.  --Job  xxiv.  5. 
 
  3.  To  give  up  as  something  that  is  claimed  or  demanded;  to 
  make  over  to  one  who  has  a  claim  or  right  to  resign;  to 
  surrender;  to  relinquish;  as  a  city,  an  opinion,  etc 
 
  And  force  perforce,  I'll  make  him  yield  the  crown. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Shall  yield  up  all  their  virtue,  all  their  fame. 
  --Milton. 
 
  4.  To  admit  to  be  true;  to  concede;  to  allow 
 
  I  yield  it  just  said  Adam,  and  submit.  --Milton. 
 
  5.  To  permit;  to  grant;  as  to  yield  passage. 
 
  6.  To  give  a  reward  to  to  bless.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  Tend  me  to-night  two  hours,  I  ask  no  more  And  the 
  gods  yield  you  for  't.  --Shak. 
 
  God  yield  thee,  and  God  thank  ye  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  {To  yield  the  breath},  {the  ghost},  or  {the  life},  to  die;  to 
  expire;  --  often  followed  by  up 
 
  One  calmly  yields  his  willing  breath.  --Keble. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yield  \Yield\,  n. 
  Amount  yielded;  product;  --  applied  especially  to  products 
  resulting  from  growth  or  cultivation.  ``A  goodly  yield  of 
  fruit  doth  bring.''  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yield  \Yield\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  give  up  the  contest;  to  submit;  to  surrender;  to 
  succumb. 
 
  He  saw  the  fainting  Grecians  yield.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  comply  with  to  assent;  as  I  yielded  to  his  request. 
 
  3.  To  give  way  to  cease  opposition;  to  be  no  longer  a 
  hindrance  or  an  obstacle;  as  men  readily  yield  to  the 
  current  of  opinion,  or  to  customs;  the  door  yielded. 
 
  Will  ye  relent,  And  yield  to  mercy  while  't  is 
  offered  you?  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  give  place  as  inferior  in  rank  or  excellence;  as  they 
  will  yield  to  us  in  nothing. 
 
  Nay  tell  me  first  in  what  more  happy  fields  The 
  thistle  springs,  to  which  the  lily  yields?  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  yield 
  n  1:  production  of  a  certain  amount  [syn:  {output}] 
  2:  the  income  arising  from  land  or  other  property;  "the  average 
  return  was  about  5%"  [syn:  {return},  {issue},  {proceeds}, 
  {take},  {takings},  {payoff}] 
  3:  an  amount  of  a  product  [syn:  {fruit}] 
  v  1:  be  the  cause  or  source  of  "He  gave  me  a  lot  of  trouble"; 
  "Our  meeting  afforded  much  interesting  information" 
  [syn:  {give},  {afford}] 
  2:  end  resistance,  esp.  under  pressure  or  force;  "The  door 
  yielded  to  repeated  blows  with  a  battering  ram."  [syn:  {give 
  way}] 
  3:  give  or  supply;  "The  cow  brings  in  5  liters  of  milk";  "This 
  year's  crop  yielded  1,000  bushels  of  corn";  "The  cow  won't 
  give  much  milk"  [syn:  {render},  {return},  {give},  {generate}] 
  4:  give  over  surrender  or  relinquish  to  the  physical  control 
  of  another  [syn:  {concede},  {cede},  {grant}] 
  5:  give  in  as  to  influence  or  pressure  [syn:  {relent},  {soften}] 
  [ant:  {stand}] 
  6:  move  in  order  to  make  room  for  someone  for  something  "The 
  park  gave  way  to  a  supermarket";  "`Move  over,'  he  told  the 
  crowd"  [syn:  {move  over},  {give  way},  {give},  {ease  up}] 
  7:  bring  about  "His  two  singles  gave  the  team  the  victory" 
  [syn:  {give},  {bring  about}] 
  8:  be  willing  to  concede;  "I  grant  you  this  much..."  [syn:  {concede}, 
  {grant}] 
  9:  be  fatally  overwhelmed  [syn:  {succumb}]  [ant:  {survive}] 
  10:  bring  in  as  of  investments;  "interest-bearing  accounts"; 
  "How  much  does  this  savings  certificate  pay  annually?" 
  [syn:  {pay},  {bear}] 
  11:  be  flexible  under  stress  of  physical  force;  "This  material 
  doesn't  give"  [syn:  {give}] 
  12:  cease  opposition;  stop  fighting 
  13:  consent  reluctantly  [syn:  {give  in},  {succumb},  {knuckle 
  under},  {buckle  under}] 




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