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Dictionary definition for: Yield

1. (n) production of a certain amount

2. (v) be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble" "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"

3. (n) an amount of a product

4. (v) end resistance, especially under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"

5. (n) the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"

6. (v) give or supply; "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"

7. (n) the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time) "production was up in the second quarter"

8. (v) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

9. (v) give in, as to influence or pressure

10. (v) move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket" "Move over," he told the crowd"

11. (v) bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory"

12. (v) be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"

13. (v) be fatally overwhelmed

14. (v) bring in; "interest-bearing accounts" "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"

15. (v) be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn''t give"

16. (v) cease opposition; stop fighting

17. (v) consent reluctantly

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