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English noun: yield

1. yield (act) production of a certain amount


Synonymsoutput


Broader (hypernym)production


Narrower (hyponym)crop, harvest

2. yield (possession) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property


SamplesThe average return was about 5%.


Synonymsissue, payoff, proceeds, return, take, takings


Broader (hypernym)income


Narrower (hyponym)economic rent, payback, rent

3. yield (artifact) an amount of a product


Synonymsfruit


Broader (hypernym)product, production

4. yield (quantity) the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)


SamplesProduction was up in the second quarter.


Synonymsoutput, production


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)pick, picking


English verb: yield

1. yield (possession) be the cause or source of


SamplesHe gave me a lot of trouble.
Our meeting afforded much interesting information.


Synonymsafford, give


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Narrower (hyponym)allow, allow for, leave, open, open up, provide


Verb groupgive

2. yield (change) end resistance, as under pressure or force


SamplesThe door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram.


Synonymsgive way


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change

3. yield (creation) give or supply


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsgenerate, give, render, return


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce


Verb groupestablish, give, give, yield

4. yield (possession) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another


Synonymscede, concede, grant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)give

5. yield (stative) give in, as to influence or pressure


ExamplesSam and Sue yield


Synonymsrelent, soften


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)truckle


Antonymsremain firm, stand

6. yield (motion) move in order to make room for someone for something


SamplesThe park gave way to a supermarket.
`Move over,' he told the crowd.


ExamplesThese cars won't yield


Synonymsease up, give, give way, move over


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)move


Verb groupabandon, give up

7. yield (creation) cause to happen or be responsible for


SamplesHis two singles gave the team the victory.


Synonymsgive


Pattern of useSomething ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Verb groupgenerate, give, render, return, yield

8. yield (communication) be willing to concede


SamplesI grant you this much.


Synonymsconcede, grant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)agree, concord, concur, hold


Narrower (hyponym)forgive

9. yield (stative) be fatally overwhelmed


Synonymssuccumb


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)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


Antonymsmake it, pull round, pull through, survive, come through

10. yield (possession) bring in


SamplesInterest-bearing accounts.
How much does this savings certificate pay annually?.


Synonymsbear, pay


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring in, clear, earn, gain, make, pull in, realise, realize, take in


Narrower (hyponym)clear, net, pay off


Domain categoryinvestment, investment funds

11. yield (contact) be flexible under stress of physical force


SamplesThis material doesn't give.


Synonymsgive


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)stretch

12. yield (competition) cease opposition; stop fighting


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Narrower (hyponym)fall, give up, surrender

13. yield (communication) consent reluctantly


Synonymsbuckle under, give in, knuckle under, succumb


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)accept, consent, go for


Narrower (hyponym)accede, bow, defer, give in, submit









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