Definition Of yield

verb

give way to arguments, demands, or pressure.

the Western powers now yielded when they should have resisted

produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product).

the land yields grapes and tobacco

the full amount of an agricultural or industrial product.

the milk yield was poor

Example Of yield

  • A preliminary investigation indicates she was at fault for failing to yield to oncoming traffic….

  • Although his methods could never yield accurate results, they did show that the sun was much further from the earth than was the moon.

  • an annual dividend yield of 20 per cent

  • an annual dividend yield of 20 percent

  • Becoming a real landlady is a lot of work and the apartment market is only returning an annual yield of about 2.5%, barely enough to cover inflation.


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