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Examples of yield in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of yield, followed by 40 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


(verb) - bring in

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EXAMPLES - Yield in a Sentence

  1. The supposed difference in yield is 3.5 basis points. (source)
  2. In this case the 0.9% of additional yield is considered alpha. (source)
  3. The yield from the English trawleries alone is computed to be over (source)
  4. Other analysts said that long-term yield increases could pick up steam. (source)
  5. I. iii.134 (414,5) why do I yield] To _yield_ is, simply, to _give way to_. (source)
  6. True, Telenor's yield is currently around half that of European telecom peers. (source)
  7. The Canadian short-term yield curve has a good head start on its U.S. counterpart. (source)
  8. The S & P Dividend fund has a yield of 3.59%; the Select Dividend Fund's yield is 3.79%. (source)
  9. A muscular, thick-pelted woodchuck, created in yield, in abandon, lifts onto his haunches. (source)
  10. We do additional as we develop that section, but you have to have what we call yield towers. (source)
  11. That's important, because yield is one of the most closely watched metrics in college admissions. (source)
  12. And, as a rule, only to those who can read this significance does the word yield its full meaning. (source)
  13. As of now, the terms yield no results, possibly because the users have made changes to their profile already. (source)
  14. The sharp decline in Greek yield spreads helped to boost the euro and drive the dollar and the yen lower in Europe. (source)
  15. These are the folks who bet their firms in pursuit of short-term yield -- and flushed them down the toilet in the process. (source)
  16. So that is the kind of return you will get from fixed income instruments where short-term yield has moved from 3-8% to 5-10%. (source)
  17. Africa's average staple crop yield is still less than one ton per hectare, compared to a global average of 5 tons per hectare. (source)
  18. Some have piled into shares with respectable dividends, figuring a 4% or so dividend yield is about as much as they can expect. (source)
  19. Affairs said the commission would determine the long-term yield of safe water from all the potential water resources in the basin. (source)
  20. He who bears the sacred character of ambassador of God should constantly remember that all other titles yield to its glorious superiority. (source)
  21. It also carries what it calls a "yield pledge" that promises to keep the interest rate on checking accounts in the top 5% of competitive rates. (source)
  22. While the yield from the Italian is somewhat less than from the Cyprian, the Italian bees produce a whiter comb and are a trifle more easily managed. (source)
  23. Before long, people remember that you get a higher energy yield from the oil using it directly instead of passing it through a couple of transformations. (source)
  24. Miller says that there is some evidence that the Chinese are presently moving their money toward the longer-term yield end of the U.S. Treasury Bond spectrum: (source)
  25. Hence, it had a tendency to be dominated by speculators, interested not in the long-term yield on assets but only in the short-term appreciation in asset values. (source)
  26. As to the muni funds in particular, the company said that "over time, the team's investment approach of generating long-term yield driven results has been proven." (source)
  27. It will not be Lawes's role alone to set the tone but it will bring short-term yield for England and long-term benefit for the man himself 15 months from the World Cup. (source)
  28. These severe pruning or fruit or nut removal strategies all sacrifice short-term yield in the hope of improving the chances the trees will survive until easier and wetter times. (source)
  29. Short-term yield up again to curb loans bank allowed the yield on three-month bills to rise for a second time this year as part of measures to curb record loan growth and inflation. (source)
  30. The US long-term yield is clearly the main driver for FX markets at this time and the near-term focus is whether the 10-year US Treasury yields can extend its upside to above 4% or not. (source)
  31. On Monday, the bidding price rose above 100 cents on the euro, more than they will get back if they hold the bill until maturity, equating to a negative yield, or, in other words, a loss. (source)
  32. When will we realize that early investment in children and families social programs has a long-term yield for us all? bass-ackwards: who tells at risk children they aren't worth our effort? (source)
  33. The 10-year yield is likely to trade in a range of 0.82% to 0.97%, where it has been since the BOJ announced its omprehensive easing, until the end of this year, said Akito Fukunaga, chief strategist at RBS Securities. (source)
  34. The yield from the English trawleries alone is computed to be over 200,000 tons annually, and as the price for trawled fish at the Billingsgate market averages 12 pounds per ton, this represents about two and a half million pounds. (source)
  35. With a short-term yield below half a percent, long-term yields have looked attractive to investors looking for safer income than in equities; however, does a 10-year Treasury Note currently paying 2.6% - as opposed to 4% - look safe? (source)
  36. Therefore the benchmark 10-year yield is unlikely to drop below 0.9% unless U.S. non-farm payroll data on Friday show a sharp deterioration or the Japanese central bank takes radical measures, such as increasing the amount of bonds it purchases. (source)
  37. 'Off plan sales across the emirate are practically non-existent, and finished product is in demand by mostly end users, or opportunistic investors looking to acquire assets for long term yield rather than short term capital gain,' says the report. (source)
  38. Either it turns the on faucet to increase the rate of debt monetization (as latest minutes reveal) via outright treasury purchases, accelerating dollar overshoot, or it shows restraint, letting the free market decide where the long term yield shall be. (source)
  39. This company seems undervalued to me and I posed judgement that I am taking a somewhat low risk considering the long term yield of purchasing ING shares (bought 100 of em at 29 27 and 13.7 USD) Should they go lower I am committed to buy them until either they come back or my death ensues. (lol!) (source)
  40. OKACOM, one of five river basin commissions and joint water authorities that gathered in the Botswanan capital, Gaborone, for the Fourth Annual Regional Workshop on Strengthening River Basin Organisations on April 20-21, is charged with establishing the safe long-term yield of the Okavango basin, estimating demand on its water resources, investigating the feasibility of water infrastructure and recommend measures against pollution, and designing schemes to deal with short-term challenges like temporary droughts. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 40 example sentences provided below is 62.0, which suggests that "yield" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


We have 12 synonyms for yield.

crop, earnings, harvest, income, output, outturn, produce, profit, return, revenue, takings, turnout


We have 3 antonyms for yield.

bills, debt, payment


Pronunciation: (yēld)

Syllabification: ['yield']


View up to 25 definitions of yield from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (verb-transitive) To give forth by or as if by a natural process, especially by cultivation: a field that yields many bushels of corn.
  2. (verb-transitive) To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of: an investment that yields high percentages.
  3. (verb-transitive) To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender.
  4. (verb-transitive) To give up (an advantage, for example) to another; concede.
  5. (verb-intransitive) To give forth a natural product; be productive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (verb) To pay, give in payment; repay, recompense; reward; requite.
  2. (verb) To give way; to allow another to pass first.
  3. (verb) To give as required; to surrender, relinquish or capitulate.
  4. (verb) To give way; to succumb to a force.
  5. (verb) To produce as return, as from an investment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (verb-transitive) To give in return for labor expended; to produce, as payment or interest on what is expended or invested; to pay.
  2. (verb-transitive) To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.
  3. (verb-transitive) To give up, as something that is claimed or demanded; to make over to one who has a claim or right; to resign; to surrender; to relinquish; as a city, an opinion, etc.
  4. (verb-transitive) To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.
  5. (verb-transitive) To permit; to grant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) Specifically, in forestry, the amount of wood at present upon, or which after a given period will be upon, a given area. See phrases below.
  2. (None) To give in payment; pay; repay; reward; requite; recompense.
  3. (None) To give in return, or by way of recompense; produce, as a reward or return for labor performed, capital invested, or some similar output.
  4. (None) To produce generally; bring forth; give out; emit; bear; furnish.
  5. (None) To afford; confer; grant; give.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (verb) bring in
  2. (noun) an amount of a product
  3. (verb) be flexible under stress of physical force
  4. (verb) end resistance, as under pressure or force
  5. (verb) move in order to make room for someone for something