from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.
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- v. Present participle of yield.
- adj. docile, or inclined to give way to pressure
- n. a concession
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant; accommodating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Payment.
- n. Compliance; assent; surrender.
- n. A giving away under physical pressure; a settling.
- Inclined or fit to yield, in any sense of the word; especially, soft; compliant; unresisting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
- adj. inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
- adj. tending to give in or surrender or agree
- n. a verbal act of admitting defeat
- n. the act of conceding or yielding
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