Synonyms of yield in English:

yield


See definition of yield

verb

1‘too many projects yield poor returns’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

relinquish, surrender, part with, deliver up, hand over, turn over, give over

make over, bequeath, remit, cede, leave, sacrifice

ANTONYMS

retain

3‘the younger child was forced to yield’

SYNONYMS

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 the white flag, show the white flag, knuckle under

be overcome, be overwhelmed, be conquered, be beaten, fall victim

informal throw in the towel, throw in the sponge, cave in

4‘he yielded to the plea of his dying godson’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

bend, give, flex, be flexible, be pliant


noun

1‘risky investments usually have higher yields’

SYNONYMS

profit, gain, return, reward, revenue, dividend, proceeds, receipts, earnings, takings

product, production, produce, output, crop, harvest

North American take

informal pickings

British informal bunce