- (obsolete) Payment; tribute.
- (law) The current return as a percentage of the price of a stock or bond.
- A product; the quantity of something produced.
"Zucchini plants always seem to produce a high yield of fruit."
- (obsolete) To pay, give in payment; repay, recompense; reward; requite.
- To give as required; to surrender, relinquish or capitulate.
"They refuse to yield to the enemy."
- (mathematics) To produce as a result.
"Adding 3 and 4 yields a result of 7."
- To give way; to allow another to pass first.
"Yield the right of way to pedestrians."
- To produce as return, as from an investment.
"Historically, that security yields a high return."
- (rare) To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.
- To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.
- (intransitive) To give way; to succumb to a force.
- (engineering, materials science, of a material specimen) To pass the material's yield point and undergo plastic deformation.