(noun, verb)


1. production of a certain amount

Similar word(s): output

Definition categories: act, production

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

Similar word(s): issue, payoff, proceeds, return, take, takings

Definition categories: possession, income

3. an amount of a product

Similar word(s): fruit

Definition categories: man–made, product, production

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

Similar word(s): output, production

Definition categories: quantity

Sentences with yield as a noun:

- Zucchini plants always seem to produce a high yield of fruit.


1. be the cause or source of

Similar word(s): afford, give

Definition categories: possession, furnish, provide, render, supply

2. end resistance, as under pressure or force

- The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram

Definition categories: change

3. give or supply

- This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn

Similar word(s): generate, give, render, return

Definition categories: creation, create, make, produce

4. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

Similar word(s): cede, concede, grant

Definition categories: possession, give

5. give in, as to influence or pressure

Similar word(s): relent, soften

Definition categories: stative

6. move in order to make room for someone for something

Similar word(s): give

Definition categories: motion, move

7. cause to happen or be responsible for

Similar word(s): give

Definition categories: creation, create, make

8. be willing to concede

Similar word(s): concede, grant

Definition categories: communication, agree, concord, concur, hold

9. be fatally overwhelmed

Similar word(s): succumb

Definition categories: stative, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, exit, expire, go, pass, perish

10. bring in

Similar word(s): bear, pay

Definition categories: possession, clear, earn, gain, make, realise, realize

11. be flexible under stress of physical force

Similar word(s): give

Definition categories: contact, stretch

12. cease opposition; stop fighting

Definition categories: competition

13. consent reluctantly

Similar word(s): succumb

Definition categories: communication, accept, consent

Sentences with yield as a verb:

- Yield the right of way to pedestrians.

- They refuse to yield to the enemy.

- Historically, that security yields a high return.

- Adding 3 and 4 yields a result of 7.