Adjective "yield" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product)
  1. 'They live in destitution while the land yields billions of dollars annually to the people who took it away.'
  2. 'Further experiments, however, yielded a refined product that reduced the side effects.'
  3. 'Cross-referencing among chapters is excellent, yielding a product that appears more integrated than such symposium-product volumes often are.'
  4. 'It will also yield valuable manure, provided it is not mixed with inorganic waste like plastic.'
  5. 'Of all sugary plant produce, none yields a commodity as highly valued or widely grown as grape wine.'
  6. 'North America is the largest producer of flaxseed and related products that yield millions of tons of fiber.'
  7. 'In 17 of 19 cases PCR yielded nonspecific products or failed.'
  8. 'such investments yield direct cash returns'
  9. 'If the first experience with a film yields positive results, clients will likely be enthusiastic about similar homework assignments in the future.'
  10. 'There are more direct and quicker methods that yield similar results.'
  11. 'Since results from both methods yielded consistent results, only parametric analyses are presented.'
  12. 'Both methods yielded similar results in terms of the estimated growth rates.'
  13. 'It is an important investment and should yield results in the coming years.'
  14. 'It has been shown that he needed to make further assumptions for his methods to yield the results that he claimed for them.'
  15. 'Although his methods could never yield accurate results, they did show that the sun was much further from the earth than was the moon.'
  16. 'The same data submitted to different clustering methods can yield different results.'
  17. 'Our results yielded a nonsignificant effect.'
  18. 'Such strong methods have yielded results.'
Give way to arguments, demands, or pressure.
  1. 'he yielded to the demands of his partners'
  2. 'Cooper yielded to the pressure in the 13 th minute.'
  3. 'He yielded to pressure by sharing power with a Prime Minister.'
  4. 'At the age of 76, Jenkins finally yielded to public demand and performed at Carnegie Hall on October 25, 1944.'
  5. 'He might have yielded to pressure to save his position.'
  6. 'As the state yielded to the power of the mob, German men were forcibly removed from their homes, often ostensibly for their own protection.'
  7. 'The authority yielded to American pressure.'
  8. 'She yielded to pressure from her contemporaries.'
  9. 'She yielded to their demands.'
  10. 'Halifax chiefs are understood to have yielded to Bank of Scotland's demand that the new company be sited in the Scottish capital.'
  11. 'The Japanese government yielded to these demands.'
  12. 'they are forced to yield ground'
  13. 'We understood that overwhelming love drove them to yield up their babies in a hope that they may have a better future.'
  14. 'They are still refusing to yield up their weapons.'
  15. 'Scholars do not yield their ground readily unless the evidence against their position is overwhelming.'
  16. 'Without yielding much ground, I sympathize.'
  17. 'I yielded the point'
  18. 'The safety authority wanted all vehicles approaching a T-junction from a minor road to yield to right-turning traffic from a through road.'
  19. 'A preliminary investigation indicates she was at fault for failing to yield to oncoming traffic….'
(of a mass or structure) give way under force or pressure.
  1. 'The structure yields.'


An amount produced of an agricultural or industrial product.
  1. 'Producers have reduced yields and controlled fermentation temperatures in an attempt to capture the distinct aroma of the grape.'
  2. 'While the yield of a product is carefully monitored, the amount of waste generated has until recently been of less concern.'
  3. 'Milk yield is dependent on a good energy intake and a crude protein of 16.5% in the diet.'
  4. 'It must be optimized to produce yields in excess of 100 bushels per acre.'
  5. 'Yields of cereal grains are likely to decrease in the tropics where many countries are already under water stress.'
  6. 'Agricultural yields were improving and the development of turnpike roads and canals later in the century enabled food to be transported more quickly to areas of shortage.'
  7. 'Genetically engineered super plants are expected to boost agricultural yields significantly.'
  8. 'They need Phosphorus and Potassium to produce high yields and to persist.'
  9. 'The significance of soil salinity for agricultural yields is enormous.'
  10. 'He said Government had spent enough resources in the agricultural sector which should produce a good yield.'
  11. 'an annual dividend yield of 20 per cent'
  12. 'Becoming a real landlady is a lot of work and the apartment market is only returning an annual yield of about 2.5%, barely enough to cover inflation.'
  13. 'He said that the Fed still had ammunition to fight the deflation threat and hinted that it might consider market operations to drive long-term yields lower.'
  14. 'The yields at which investors have the opportunity to get into both markets look sensible.'
  15. 'This is pushing prices up and resulting in yields returning to 2000 levels.'
  16. 'I will increase my investment in British commercial property, as prices have weakened and rental yields are strong.'

More definitions

1. to give forth or produce by a natural process or in return for cultivation: This farm yields enough fruit to meet all our needs.

2. to produce or furnish (payment, profit, or interest): a trust fund that yields ten percent interest annually; That investment will yield a handsome return.

3. to give up, as to superior power or authority: They yielded the fort to the enemy.

4. to give up or surrender (oneself): He yielded himself to temptation.

5. to give

More examples(as adjective)

"villages can be yield to demands."

"tenders can be yield in/at/on percents."

"systems can be yield at costs."

"people can be yield in/at/on places."

"people can be yield to people."

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Old English g(i)eldan ‘pay, repay’, of Germanic origin. The senses ‘produce, bear’ and ‘surrender’ arose in Middle English.