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Yield

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YIELD,

1. To produce, as land, stock or funds to give in return for labor, or as profit. Lands yield not more than three per cent annually houses yield four or five percent. Maiz on good land, yields two or three hundred fold.
2. To produce, in general. Most vegetable juices yield a salt.
3. To afford to exhibit. The flowers in spring yield a beautiful sight.
4. To allow to concede to admit to be true as, to yield the point in debate. We yield that there is a God.
5. To give, as claimed of right as, to yield due honors to yield due praise.
6. To permit to grant.

Life is but air, that yields a passage to the whistling sword.

7. To emit to give up. To yield the breath, is to expire.
8. To resign to give up sometimes with up or over as, to yield up their own opinions. We yield the place to our superiors.
9. To surrender sometimes with up as, to yield a fortress to the enemy or to yield up a fortress.

YIELD,

1. To give up the contest to submit.

He saw the fainting Grecians yield.

2. To comply with as, I yielded to his request.
3. To give way not to oppose. We readily yield to the current of opinion we yield to customs and fashions.
4. To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence. They will yield to us in nothing.

Tell me in what more happy fields the thistle springs, to which the lily yields?

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Yield'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/y/yield.html.

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