The apple trees yielded an abundant harvest.
This soil should yield good crops.
The seeds yield a rich oil.
New methods have yielded promising results in the field.
The studies yielded clear evidence.
The tax is expected to yield millions.
The bond yields seven percent annually.
After several hours of debate, the opposition yielded.
I yield the floor to the Senator from Maine.
I yield to the Senator. Noun
Our yield of wheat increased this year.
The average yield per tree is about one bushel.
The yield on government bonds is currently seven percent. See More
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In 1855, for example, electing a speaker took two months and 133 ballots to yield Representative Nathaniel P. Banks of Massachusetts the winner, a reflection of a House divided by antebellum factions.—Catie Edmondson, New York Times, 30 Dec. 2022 Efforts to stop existing nuclear power plants from shutting down are likely to yield greater climate dividends, at least in the short term.—Sammy Rothstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 29 Dec. 2022 This is a single bet a sports bettor can make to yield a large potential payout.—cleveland, 27 Dec. 2022 Most of the narrative centers on O’Fuarain and Brown, who manage to yield fairly good chemistry – squabbling at first, before growing closer – given the limited scope of the characters.—Brian Lowry, CNN, 22 Dec. 2022 These investments are expected to yield more profit over the long term.—Q.ai - Powering A Personal Wealth Movement, Forbes, 20 Dec. 2022 But these referrals aren't likely to yield results by the House Ethics Committee, which will have a GOP chair next year although the House Ethics Committee is the only House committee that has an equal number of Democrats and Republicans.—Kathryn Watson, CBS News, 19 Dec. 2022 The result is said to yield a rich, full-bodied crema.—Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 19 Dec. 2022 These stocks aim to yield higher rates of return over long periods of time compared to preferred stocks.—Kaitlyn Koterbski, Fortune, 19 Dec. 2022
The yield on the 10-year Treasury, which influences mortgage rates, rose to 3.88% from 3.82% late Thursday.—Arkansas Online, 31 Dec. 2022 The yield on the 10-Year Treasury, which influences mortgage rates, rose to 3.88% from 3.82% late Thursday.—Dallas News, 30 Dec. 2022 The yield on the 10-Year Treasury, which influences mortgage rates, rose to 3.88% from 3.82%.—CBS News, 30 Dec. 2022 The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note rose to 3.865%, from 3.857% Tuesday.—Caitlin Mccabe, WSJ, 28 Dec. 2022 The yield on the 10-year Treasury, which influences mortgage rates, rose to 3.85% from 3.75% late Friday.—Alex Veiga, Chicago Tribune, 27 Dec. 2022 The yield on the 10-year Treasury, which influences mortgage rates, rose to 3.74% from 3.69 late Thursday.—Damian J. Troise, ajc, 23 Dec. 2022 The yield on the two-year U.S. Treasury, which tends to track expectations for Fed action, rose to 4.25% from 4.22% late Wednesday.—Damian J. Troise, Fortune, 22 Dec. 2022 The yield on the 10-year Treasury, which influences mortgage rates, rose to 3.49 percent from 3.45 percent late Thursday.—Alex Veiga, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Dec. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Old English gieldan; akin to Old High German geltan to pay