transitive verb | \ ˈyēld \
  1. : to produce as return from an expenditure or investment : furnish as profit or interest an account that yields 6 percent

  1. : to give place or precedence (as to one having a superior right or claim)

  1. : to relinquish the floor of a legislative assembly yield to the senator from Maine


  1. : agricultural production especially per acre of crop

  1. : the return on a financial investment usually expressed as a percentage of cost the bond yield was 8 percent