Foryield meaning

(dialectal or obsolete) To pay back, recompense.
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(obsolete) To reward.
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Origin of foryield

  • From Middle English foryelden (“to requite, yield up”), from Old English forġieldan (“to pay for, reward, give up, forfeit”), equivalent to for- +‎ yield. Cognate with Dutch vergelden (“to reward, pay back”), German vergelten (“to repay, reward”).
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