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yielding

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Adjective yielding has 4 senses
  1. yielding - inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person"
    Antonym:
    stubborn (indirect, via docile)
  2. yielding - lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"
    Antonym:
    hard (indirect, via soft)
  3. yielding - tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington
    Antonyms:
    uncompromising, inflexible (indirect, via compromising)
  4. complying, obliging, yielding - happy to comply
    Antonyms: defiant, noncompliant (indirect, via compliant)
Noun yielding has 2 senses
  1. giving up, yielding, surrender - a verbal act of admitting defeat
    --1 is a kind of relinquishment, relinquishing
    Derived form: verb yield13
  2. concession, conceding, yielding - the act of conceding or yielding
    --2 is a kind of assent, acquiescence
    --2 has particulars: bye, pass
    Derived form: verb yield8
Verb yield has 13 senses
  1. yield, give, afford - be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
    --1 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. give way, yield - end resistance, especially under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
    --2 is one way to change
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  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"
    --3 is one way to produce, make, create
    Derived forms: noun yield3, noun yield2, noun yield1, noun yield4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. concede, yield, cede, grant - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
    --4 is one way to give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  5. yield, relent, soften - give in, as to influence or pressure
    Antonyms: stand, remain firm
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue yield
  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"
    --6 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't yield
  7. give, bring about, yield - bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
    --7 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  8. concede, yield, grant - be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
    --8 is one way to agree, hold, concur, concord
    Derived form: noun yielding2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
    Somebody ----s to somebody
    => Somebody ----s
  9. succumb, yield - be fatally overwhelmed
    --9 is one way to die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  10. yield, pay, bear - bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
    --10 is one way to gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
    Derived forms: noun yield2, noun yield1, noun yield4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  11. give, yield - be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"
    --11 is one way to stretch
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  12. yield - cease opposition; stop fighting
    Derived form: noun yielder1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  13. yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under - consent reluctantly
    --13 is one way to accept, consent, go for
    Derived form: noun yielding1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s to somebody
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