- n a verbal act of admitting defeat
- n the act of conceding or yielding
- v be the cause or source of
- v end resistance, as under pressure or force
- v give or supply
- v give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
- v give in, as to influence or pressure
- v move in order to make room for someone for something
- v cause to happen or be responsible for
- v be willing to concede
- v be fatally overwhelmed
- v bring in
- v be flexible under stress of physical force
- v cease opposition; stop fighting
- v consent reluctantly
- s inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
a timid yielding person
- s lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
a deep yielding layer of foam rubber
- s tending to give in or surrender or agree
too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington
- Hwang and his team at Seoul National University became the first to clone human embryos capable of yielding viable stem cells that might one day cure countless diseases.
- It is under assault, she says, from global companies that encourage farmers to grow so-called high-yielding crops that result in a dangerous dependence on bioengineered seeds .
- Unlike cards or a roulette wheel, well-thrown dice reward most everyone on the rail, yielding a collective yawp that drowns out the slots.
- Gaston Caperton in Minneapolis Star Tribune
Our outreach into minority, low-income and other underserved student groups is yielding tremendous results,Caperton added.
- Ray Takeyh in Fort Worth Star Telegram
The move reflects that there is a lot of frustration that the diplomacy isn't yielding results,said Ray Takeyh, a specialist on Mideast policy at the Washington-based Council on Foreign Relations.
- Peter Oppenheimer in FOXBusiness
We're thrilled to have generated $4 billion in cash flow from operations in the first half of fiscal 2008, yielding an ending cash balance of $19.4 billion,said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's CFO. "Looking ahead to the third quarter of fiscal...