(noun, adjective, verb)


1. inclined to yield to argument or influence or control

- a timid yielding person

Similar word(s): docile

2. lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

- a deep yielding layer of foam rubber

Similar word(s): soft

3. tending to give in or surrender or agree

- too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments

Similar word(s): compromising, conciliatory, flexible


1. a verbal act of admitting defeat

Similar word(s): surrender

Definition categories: communication, relinquishing, relinquishment

2. the act of conceding or yielding

Similar word(s): conceding, concession

Definition categories: communication, acquiescence, assent


1. present participle of yield