- 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
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- 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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