yield

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
yield

Plural
yields

  1. A yield is how much of a crop is grown in a year.
    This year's harvest had a good yield.

Verb[change]

Plain form
yield

Third-person singular
yields

Past tense
yielded

Past participle
yielded

Present participle
yielding

  1. To yield is to give way to someone or something else
    Cars yield to the walkers when the walkers are in the crosswalk.
  2. To yield is to produce something.
    Most of the time, stocks yield more money then the original cost.