Synonyms of yielding


1. giving up, yielding, surrender, relinquishment, relinquishing

usage: a verbal act of admitting defeat

2. concession, conceding, yielding, assent, acquiescence

usage: the act of conceding or yielding


1. yield, give, afford, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"

2. give way, yield, change

usage: end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"

3. render, yield, return, give, generate, produce, make, create

usage: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"

4. concede, yield, cede, grant, give

usage: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

5. yield, relent, soften

usage: give in, as to influence or pressure

6. move over, give way, give, ease up, yield, move

usage: move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"

7. give, yield, make, create

usage: cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"

8. concede, yield, grant, agree, hold, concur, concord

usage: be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"

9. succumb, yield, die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it

usage: be fatally overwhelmed

10. yield, pay, bear, gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in

usage: bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"

11. give, yield, stretch

usage: be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"

12. yield

usage: cease opposition; stop fighting

13. yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under, accept, consent, go for

usage: consent reluctantly


1. yielding, docile (vs. stubborn)

usage: inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person"

2. yielding, soft (vs. hard)

usage: lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"

3. yielding, compromising (vs. uncompromising), conciliatory, flexible

usage: tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington

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Definition and meaning of yielding (Dictionary)