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Synonyms of yield in English:


  • 1 too many projects yield poor returns
    produce, bear, give, supply, provide, afford, return, bring in, pull in, haul in, gather in, fetch, earn, net, realize, generate, furnish, bestow, pay out, contribute
    informal rake in
  • 2 she yielded her seat to the doctor
    make over, bequeath, remit, cede, leave, sacrifice
    [Antonyms] retain
  • 3 the younger child was forced to yield
    surrender, capitulate, submit, relent, admit defeat, accept defeat, concede defeat, back down, climb down, quit, give in, give up the struggle, lay down one's arms, raise/show the white flag, knuckle under;
    be overcome, be overwhelmed, be conquered, be beaten, fall victim
  • 4 he yielded to the plea of his dying godson
    accede to, submit to, bow down to, defer to, comply with, conform to, agree to, consent to, go along with, be guided by, heed, note, pay attention to;
    grant, permit, allow, sanction, warrant
    [Antonyms] resist, defy
  • 5 the floorboards yielded underfoot
    bend, give, flex, be flexible, be pliant
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  • risky investments usually have higher yields
    product, production, produce, output, crop, harvest;
    North American  take
    informal pickings
    British informal bunce
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