yield·​er | \ ˈyēl-dər How to pronounce yielder (audio) \

Definition of yielder

: one that yields: such as
a : a person who surrenders, concedes, or gives in
b : something that yields produce or products

Examples of yielder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Goldman’s group of high buyback yielders is up 15 percent, through April 4, or about 2 percent less than the S&P 500 overall. Washington Post, "Goldman’s Buyback Doom Scenario Is Overdone," 10 Apr. 2019 The bond needs to sell for about 306 percent of face to be a negative-yielder. Allan Sloan, Washington Post, "Don’t worry too much about all the uproar over the inverted yield curve," 23 Aug. 2019 At the same time, an alternative approach known as dividend growth — which focuses not on high yielders, but on modest payers that are likely to increase their dividends consistently over time — is also running into problems. Paul J. Lim, New York Times, "Higher Prices Dim the Appeal of Dividend-Paying Stocks," 14 Oct. 2016

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First Known Use of yielder

1590, in the meaning defined above

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“Yielder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yielder. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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