Associations to the word «Yield»


YIELD, verb. (obsolete) To pay, give in payment; repay, recompense; reward; requite.
YIELD, verb. To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.
YIELD, verb. To give way; to allow another to pass first.
YIELD, verb. To give as required; to surrender, relinquish or capitulate.
YIELD, verb. (intransitive) To give way; to succumb to a force.
YIELD, verb. To produce as return, as from an investment.
YIELD, verb. (mathematics) To produce as a result.
YIELD, verb. (engineering) (materials science) (of a material specimen) To pass the material's yield point and undergo plastic deformation.
YIELD, verb. (rare) To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.
YIELD, noun. (obsolete) Payment; tribute.
YIELD, noun. A product; the quantity of something produced.
YIELD, noun. (legal) The current return as a percentage of the price of a stock or bond.
YIELD CURVE, noun. (finance) The relation between the interest rate (or cost of borrowing) and the time to maturity of the debt for a given borrower in a given currency.
YIELD STRESS, noun. A critical value of shear stress, below which a plastic or viscoplastic material behaves like a solid; above this value, a plastic material deforms and a viscoplastic material flows.
YIELD STRESSES, noun. Plural of yield stress
YIELD THE GHOST, verb. (idiomatic) To give up the ghost.
YIELD TO MATURITY, noun. (finance) The internal rate of return on a bond held to maturity, assuming scheduled payment of principal and interest.
YIELD TO MATURITY, noun. (legal) A calculation of yield on a bond that takes into account the capital gain or loss on a discount bond or capital loss on a premium bond. In the case of a discount bond, the yield-to-maturity, YTM, is higher than the current yield, or the coupon yield. The reverse is true for a premium bond with YTM lower than both current yield and coupon yield.
YIELD UP, verb. To give something against one's will.
YIELD UP, verb. To disclose something hidden.
YIELD UP THE GHOST, verb. (archaic) For a person, to die.

Dictionary definition

YIELD, noun. Production of a certain amount.
YIELD, noun. The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%".
YIELD, noun. An amount of a product.
YIELD, noun. The quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter".
YIELD, verb. Be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information".
YIELD, verb. End resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram".
YIELD, verb. 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".
YIELD, verb. Give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another.
YIELD, verb. Give in, as to influence or pressure.
YIELD, verb. Move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd".
YIELD, verb. Cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory".
YIELD, verb. Be willing to concede; "I grant you this much".
YIELD, verb. Be fatally overwhelmed.
YIELD, verb. Bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?".
YIELD, verb. Be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give".
YIELD, verb. Cease opposition; stop fighting.
YIELD, verb. Consent reluctantly.

Wise words

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