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yielded

verb , past tense of yield

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1 to give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit)
  • I finally yielded to temptation and had a bowl of ice cream
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2 to produce as revenue
  • I expect that stock to yield at least 14% profit this year
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3 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • after initially balking at the order, the soldier yielded when the commanding officer threatened a formal charge of insubordination
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5 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • the door soon yielded to the battering ram
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6 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress
  • refusing to yield the city to enemy troops
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7 to give (oneself) over to something especially unrestrainedly
  • she yielded herself to temptation and booked a month-long vacation in the Bahamas like she'd wanted to for years
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