Definition of 'yield'

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The tactic appears to have yielded dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This pushes up bond values but reduces yields. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stock trades on a low price earnings ratio and offers a reasonable dividend yield. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is why the dividend yield features prominently on each stock report. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will help drive some capital growth in addition to the healthy 5 % dividend yield. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The dividend yield is now about 4 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Converting blue sky research into products that can yield hard cash is a constant challenge for IT vendors. Computing (2010)His investment approach is to seek out stocks that are relatively cheap, but are yielding a decent amount and this has produced steady returns. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They aim to pay 5 % but the yield has averaged 6.6 % over the last three years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bond has since lost 15 % of its value as the yield has climbed to nearly 3.5 %. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This would yield any necessary information when and only when it was needed. Christopher Ross TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)Only aerobic fermentation yields a product with all the beneficial effects on soils and plants. Thompkins, Peter, Bird, Christopher Secrets of the Soil (1990)Using the given address yielded no result. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The projects are going to yield something and profits are easy to forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In urban areas this has yielded results. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This will support both values and rental yields for some time to come. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Worth having if that yield suits your investment criteria. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is rather the political temptations to yield to populist pressure for lower fuel taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This yields a small amount of oil which is scooped off by hand. Smith, Drew Food Watch (1994)Why do politicians continue to begrudge the tiny investment that yields such stupendous results? Times, Sunday Times (2012) The yield is the income expressed as a proportion of the purchase price. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Investing more usually yields a better made and more flexible product with vastly improved sound. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Without sprays crop yields would drop dramatically. The Sun (2006)These investigations can yield astonishing information about what an incumbent did or did not do. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was the appetite for mortgages from investment banks wanting to package them up into complex products yielding fabulous profits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet dividend yields are very high. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The properties offer a net yield of 4.5% and the rents are linked to inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The yields available are substantially lower, then, than they used to be. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The dividend yield is 3.6% and the most recent dividend increase was 5%. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'yield'

British English: yield /jiːld/ VERB
If you yield to someone or something, you stop resisting them.
She yielded to pressure and told the truth.
  • American English: yield
  • Arabic: يَسْتَسْلِمُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: render
  • Chinese: 屈服
  • Croatian: prepustiti se
  • Czech: ustoupit silnějšímu
  • Danish: give efter
  • Dutch: zwichten
  • European Spanish: rendir
  • Finnish: tuottaa tuottoa
  • French: produire
  • German: erbringen
  • Greek: αποφέρω
  • Italian: rendere
  • Japanese: 生む 利益
  • Korean: 산출하다
  • Norwegian: vike
  • Polish: dać
  • European Portuguese: render
  • Romanian: a ceda
  • Russian: давать
  • Latin American Spanish: rendir
  • Swedish: avkastning
  • Thai: ยอม ยอมจำนน
  • Turkish: sonuç sağlamak
  • Ukrainian: поступатися
  • Vietnamese: đầu hàng
British English: yield NOUN
A yield is the amount of food produced on an area of land or by a number of animals.
...improving the yield of the crop.


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