Yield is defined as to produce or give something to another.(verb)
The definition of a yield is the act of producing or the amount produced.(noun)
An example of yield is the total earnings from an investment. An example of yield is the interest rate earned on an investment.
See yield in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME yelden < OE gieldan, to pay, give, akin to Ger gelten, to be worth < IE base *ghel-tō, (I) give, pay
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verb yield·ed, yield·ing, yields verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English yielden
Origin: , from Old English geldan, to pay.
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