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1yield/ˈjiːld/verb
yieldsyieldedyielding
1yield
/ˈjiːld/
verb
yieldsyieldedyielding
Learner's definition of YIELD  
[+ object] 
: to produce or provide (something, such as a plant or crop)
   b  : to produce (something) as a result of time, effort, or work — sometimes + up
   c  : 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
   b  formal  : to give (someone) the chance to speak at a public meeting — + to
[+ object]
[no object]
   c  [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]
2yield/ˈjiːld/noun
pluralyields
2yield
/ˈjiːld/
noun
pluralyields
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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