1 surrender, give up (the fight or struggle), give in, knuckle under, submit, cede, cry quits, throw in the towel or the sponge, capitulate, succumb, raise the white flag:
The captain of the enemy company asked if we would yield.
2 give up, surrender, give over, hand in or over, abandon, relinquish, renounce, cede:
We agreed to yield our arms to the enemy.
3 agree, consent, comply, concede, relent, assent, give way, accede, concur:
He did his best to persuade me, and I finally yielded.
4 earn, return, pay, bring in, supply, generate, produce, net:
She has investments that yield more than 15% a year.
5 return, production, output, revenue, takings, gate, earnings, income, proceeds, profit, gain:
The yield from that operation is not even enough to pay the rent.