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1 yield /ˈjiːld/ verb
yields; yielded; yielding
1 yield
/ˈjiːld/
verb
yields; yielded; yielding
Learner's definition of YIELD
[+ object]
: to produce or provide (something, such as a plant or crop)
: to produce (something) as a result of time, effort, or work
sometimes + up
: to produce (a profit, an amount of money, etc.)
[no object] : to agree to do or accept something that you have been resisting : to stop trying to resist or oppose something
often + to
[+ object] : to allow (something) to be taken or controlled by another person, group, etc.
sometimes used figuratively
formal : to give (someone) the chance to speak at a public meeting + to
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object] : to stop trying to fight someone or something
[no object] : to bend, stretch, or break because of physical force or pressure
US : to allow another car or person to go ahead of you or in front of you
[no object]
[+ object]
2 yield /ˈjiːld/ noun
plural yields
2 yield
/ˈjiːld/
noun
plural yields
Learner's definition of YIELD
[count]
: the amount of something that is produced by a plant, farm, etc.
: the profit made from an investment
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