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yielding

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adjective yield·ing \-diŋ\

Simple Definition of yielding

  • : tending to do or willing to do what other people want

  • : producing an indicated amount of something

  • : bending or stretching easily : not rigid or stiff

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yielding

  1. 1 :  productive <a high-yielding wheat>

  2. 2 :  lacking rigidity or stiffness :  flexible

  3. 3 :  disposed to submit or comply <a docile and yielding temperament>



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