"yields" in the noun sense
1. output, yield
production of a certain amount
2. return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff
the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
"the average return was about 5%"
3. yield, fruit
an amount of a product
4. output, yield, production
the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time
"production was up in the second quarter"
"yields" 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
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