Synonyms of yield
1 bowDictionary • She yielded to general pressure.
submit • If I submitted to their demands, they would not press the allegations.
give in • My parents gave in and let me go to the camp.
surrender • We'll never surrender to the terrorists.
give way • I knew he'd give way if I nagged enough.
cave in (informal)
capitulate • The club eventually capitulated and granted equal rights to women.
2 relinquishDictionary • He may yield control.
relinquish (formal) • He does not intend to relinquish power.
resign • He has resigned his seat in parliament.
surrender • She had to surrender all rights to her property.
cede • The General had promised to cede power by January.
abdicate • Edward chose to abdicate the throne, rather than give Mrs Simpson up.
, hold on to
3 surrenderDictionary • Their leader refused to yield.
give up • After a few attempts he gave up.
concede defeat • I eventually had to concede defeat.
cave in (informal)
throw in the towel
give up the struggle
raise the white flag
lay down your arms
4 produceDictionary • 400,000 acres of land yielded a crop worth $1.75 billion.
produce • The plant produces sweet fruit with deep red flesh.
give • This recipe was given to me years ago.
provide • The summit will provide an opportunity for discussions on the crisis.
pay • This job pays $500 a week.
return • The business returned a handsome profit.
supply • an agreement not to supply chemical weapons to these countries
bear • The plants grow and start to bear fruit.
net • The state government expects to net about 1.46 billion rupees.
earn • The dancers can earn up to £130 for each session.
afford • The room afforded fine views of the city.
furnish • They'll be able to furnish you with the details.
, use up
1 produceDictionary • improving the yield of the crop
produce • I buy organic produce whenever possible.
crop • a fine crop of apples
harvest • a bumper potato harvest
output • the largest drop in industrial output for ten years
2 profitDictionary • the yield on a bank's investment
profit • The bank made pre-tax profits of £3.5 million.
return • They have seen no return on their investment.
income • Over a third of their income is from comedy videos.
revenue • They wanted a big share of the revenue from the mine.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ yield to something
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• Edward chose to abdicate the throne, rather than give Mrs Simpson up.
• The room afforded fine views of the city.
bearWhen a plant or tree bears flowers, fruit, or leaves, it produces them.
• The plants grow and start to bear fruit.
Thesaurus for yield from the Collins English Thesaurus
to give forth or supply (a product, result, etc), esp by cultivation, labour, etc; produce or bear
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