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Meaning of yield

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: production of a certain amount [syn: {output}, {yield}]
      2: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the
         sale of land or other property; "the average return was about
         5%" [syn: {return}, {issue}, {take}, {takings}, {proceeds},
         {yield}, {payoff}]
      3: an amount of a product [syn: {yield}, {fruit}]
      4: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created
         (usually within a given period of time); "production was up
         in the second quarter" [syn: {output}, {yield}, {production}]
      v 1: be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble";
           "Our meeting afforded much interesting information" [syn:
           {yield}, {give}, {afford}]
      2: end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded
         to repeated blows with a battering ram" [syn: {give way},
      3: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This
         year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate
         renders some revenue for the family" [syn: {render}, {yield},
         {return}, {give}, {generate}]
      4: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of
         another [syn: {concede}, {yield}, {cede}, {grant}]
      5: give in, as to influence or pressure [syn: {yield}, {relent},
         {soften}] [ant: {remain firm}, {stand}]
      6: move in order to make room for someone for something; "The
         park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the
         crowd" [syn: {move over}, {give way}, {give}, {ease up},
      7: cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave
         the team the victory" [syn: {give}, {yield}]
      8: be willing to concede; "I grant you this much" [syn:
         {concede}, {yield}, {grant}]
      9: be fatally overwhelmed [syn: {succumb}, {yield}] [ant: {come
         through}, {make it}, {pull round}, {pull through}, {survive}]
      10: bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this
          savings certificate pay annually?" [syn: {yield}, {pay},
      11: be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material
          doesn't give" [syn: {give}, {yield}]
      12: cease opposition; stop fighting
      13: consent reluctantly [syn: {yield}, {give in}, {succumb},
          {knuckle under}, {buckle under}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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