Adjective "yielding" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a substance or object) giving way under pressure; not hard or rigid.
  1. 'The expedition crossed the shelf of rock, testing the non-slip soles of their rubber boots to the limit, and set off along slightly yielding sand.'
  2. 'Instead of unpredictable bounces on baking hard surfaces, Monty realised the yielding landing areas would suit his dartboard game.'
  3. 'It was both yielding as water normally is and yet hard like glass.'
  4. 'He walked out on yielding sand and looked up the rock-face.'
  5. 'a gentle, yielding person'
Giving a product or generating a financial return of a specified amount.


    1. inclined to give in; submissive; compliant: a timid, yielding man.

    2. tending to give way, especially under pressure; flexible; supple; pliable: a yielding mattress.

    3. (of a crop, soil, etc.) producing a yield; productive.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "bonds can be yielding in/at/on percents."

    "currencies can be yielding."

    "bonds can be yielding."

    "markets can be yielding."

    "assets can be yielding."

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