Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun yielding

2 senses of yielding

Sense 1
giving up, yielding, surrender -- (a verbal act of admitting defeat)
       => relinquishment, relinquishing -- (a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.)

Sense 2
concession, conceding, yielding -- (the act of conceding or yielding)
       => assent, acquiescence -- (agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly")

Antonyms of verb yield

1 of 13 senses of yield

Sense 5
yield, relent, soften -- (give in, as to influence or pressure)
       Antonym of stand (Sense 4)
      => stand, remain firm -- (hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb yield

13 senses of yield

Sense 1
yield, give, afford -- (be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 2
give way, yield -- (end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 3
render, yield, return, give, generate -- (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")
       => produce, make, create -- (create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries")

Sense 4
concede, yield, cede, grant -- (give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another)
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 5
yield, relent, soften -- (give in, as to influence or pressure)

Sense 6
move over, give way, give, ease up, yield -- (move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 7
give, yield -- (cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 8
concede, yield, grant -- (be willing to concede; "I grant you this much")
       => agree, hold, concur, concord -- (be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point")

Sense 9
succumb, yield -- (be fatally overwhelmed)
       => 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 -- (pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102")

Sense 10
yield, pay, bear -- (bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?")
       => gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in -- (earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month")

Sense 11
give, yield -- (be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give")
       => stretch -- (become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches")

Sense 12
yield -- (cease opposition; stop fighting)

Sense 13
yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under -- (consent reluctantly)
       => accept, consent, go for -- (give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution")

Antonyms of adj yielding

3 senses of yielding

Sense 1
yielding -- (inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person")

INDIRECT (VIA docile) -> stubborn, obstinate, unregenerate -- (tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield)

Sense 2
yielding -- (lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber")

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> hard -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Sense 3
yielding -- (tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington)

INDIRECT (VIA compromising) -> uncompromising, sturdy, inflexible -- (not making concessions; "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty")

Similarity of adj yielding

3 senses of yielding

Sense 1
yielding -- (inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person")
       => docile (vs. stubborn) -- (willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation")

Sense 2
yielding -- (lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber")
       => soft (vs. hard) -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

Sense 3
yielding -- (tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington)
       => compromising (vs. uncompromising), conciliatory, flexible -- (making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet")

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