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yield

yield

 
 
pronunciation:
yild
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: yielded, yielding, yields
definition 1: to give forth or produce.
Our garden yielded lots of vegetables this year.This recipe yields two dozen cookies.
synonyms:
give, produce
similar words:
bear, breed, cause, earn, fetch, generate, net, pay, return
definition 2: to give up or hand over.
She yielded her wallet to the criminal.
synonyms:
surrender
antonyms:
defy, resist, retain, withhold
similar words:
abandon, concede, grant, hand over, release, resign, submit
definition 3: to give way.
The locked door yielded after the policeman gave it a hard kick.
similar words:
become
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a thing or amount produced.
Our garden promises an excellent yield of tomatoes and beans.
synonyms:
production
similar words:
crop, fruit, gain, harvest, interest, output, proceeds, produce, product, profit, receipts, return, revenue
derivations: yieldable (adj.), yielder (n.)