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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Use farm-style finds—garden tools, tin containers, and foliage—in creative ways to yield a down-to-earth display.
Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Nov. 2022 Those were stripped to yield a more straightforward package to provide funds for R&D and manufacturing.
Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 17 Nov. 2022 Each artist or designer develops a way of persuading an AI to yield its best by evolving their prompts.
Kevin Kelly, WIRED, 17 Nov. 2022 Those votes included the annexation of the Publix grocery store on U.S. 72 in the Clift Farm development that’s expected to yield more than $700,000 annually in tax revenue for the city that will help pay for the overpasses.
Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al, 14 Nov. 2022 In Nigeria, ambitious plans have yet to yield results despite years of planning.
Krista Larson, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Oct. 2022 Many around the country continue to deal with escalating prices on everything from rent to food and gas as inflation increases have yet to yield.
Zunaira Zaki, ABC News, 13 Oct. 2022 In Nigeria, ambitious plans have yet to yield results despite years of planning.
Krista Larson, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Oct. 2022 Multiple rounds of indirect talks aimed at reviving the nuclear deal between world powers have yet to yield a result, and hopes for an agreement have been fading.
Nima Elbagir, CNN, 5 Aug. 2022
However, a high-yield savings account (HYSA) offers anywhere from 1% to 3% interest depending on the bank, which would earn you anywhere from an extra $50 to $150 a year.
Hannah Oh, Seventeen, 18 Nov. 2022 Musk brainstorms about how his subscription product can grow by building more commerce into the platform, including by offering high yield money market accounts on Twitter that users can link with their bank accounts.
Martine Paris, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Nov. 2022 From 1996 to 2021, bonds in that category had a 38% chance of defaulting within 12 months, according to Marty Fridson, a veteran high-yield bond analyst who is chief investment officer of Lehmann Livian Fridson Advisors.
Sam Goldfarb, WSJ, 17 Nov. 2022 Gemini Earn is a high-yield product, in which customers earn interest on their deposits, which are lent out to other firms.
Scott Nover, Quartz, 17 Nov. 2022 Stick it in a savings account—better yet, a high-yield account—until the future of debt relief is more clear.
Alicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2022 When asked about how payments could work in the future for Twitter, Musk revealed a potential future in which the platform would feature a number of payment systems like peer-to-peer transfer and even a high-yield money market account.
Joe Wituschek, BGR, 9 Nov. 2022 Conical steel wire cages are my go-to for determinate tomatoes (which have a shorter season of producing fruit and often grow fast, compact, and wide) and other high-yield bushy plants like peppers.
Natasha Li Pickowicz, Bon Appétit, 3 Nov. 2022 But sometimes farms get a back-to-back high-yield seasons, as is happening this year.
Parija Kavilanz, CNN, 2 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Old English gieldan; akin to Old High German geltan to pay