"yielding" in the noun sense
1. giving up, yielding, surrender
a verbal act of admitting defeat
2. concession, conceding, yielding
the act of conceding or yielding
"yielding" in the verb sense
1. yield, give, afford
be the cause or source of
"He gave me a lot of trouble"
"Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
2. give way, yield
end resistance, as under pressure or force
"The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
3. render, yield, return, give, generate
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"
4. concede, yield, cede, grant
give over surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
5. yield, relent, soften
give in, as to influence or pressure
6. move over, give way, give, ease up, yield
move in order to make room for someone for something
"The park gave way to a supermarket"
"`Move over,' he told the crowd"
7. give, yield
cause to happen or be responsible for
"His two singles gave the team the victory"
8. concede, yield, grant
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
9. succumb, yield
be fatally overwhelmed
10. yield, pay, bear
"How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
11. give, yield
be flexible under stress of physical force
"This material doesn't give"
cease opposition stop fighting
13. yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under
"yielding" in the adjective sense
inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
"a timid yielding person"
lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
"a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"
tending to give in or surrender or agree
"too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington
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