Definition of yield noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yield

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BrE BrE//jiːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jiːld//
 
Growing crops
 
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[countable, uncountable] the total amount of crops, profits, etc. that are produced a high crop yield a reduction in milk yield This will give a yield of 10% on your investment. Wordfinderblight, cereal, crop, genetically modified, grain, harvest, monoculture, organic, staple, yield See related entries: Growing crops Word Origin Old English g(i)eldan ‘pay, repay’, of Germanic origin. The senses ‘produce, bear’ and ‘surrender’ arose in Middle English.Extra examples This method of cultivation produces higher yield. Yields are quite poor this year. savings products which offer high yields This will give a yield of 10% on your investment.
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