4. nevertheless, nonetheless, Archaic, natheless, however, howbeit, anyway, anyhow; regardless, be that as it may, for all that, after all is said and done, in spite of the fact, despite the fact, Archaic, withal, notwithstanding; all or just the same, at any rate, in any case, in any event; but, still, still and all, even so, after all; on the other hand, on the contrary, at the same time. -conj. 5. though, although, even though, nevertheless, but. yield, v. 1. produce, give forth, bear, bring forth, give birth to; blossom, flower, bear fruit, fructify; breed, spawn, conceive, beget, engender, reproduce; cause, give rise to; give, furnish, supply; impart, bestow, confer, impart, afford; render, return, fetch, bring in, net, earn, pay, pay back.
2. surrender, deliver up, turn over, hand in, part with; remit; release, let go, relinquish, renounce, forsake, forgo, Law. disclaim; abdicate, resign, Chiefly Scot. demit; transfer, give over, cede, waive, Law. demise.
3. lose hope of, despair of, give up, abandon, quit, Sl. pack it in, give up the ship, cry quits, cry craven, throw up one's hands, throw in the sponge or the towel; resign oneself to, grin and bear it, lie down and die, Sl. lump it.
4. capitulate, submit, succumb to; fall, bite the dust, lay down arms, raise the white flag; acquiesce, comply, accede, give in, cry or say uncle; concede, back down, retract, recant; defer, truckle, give place, give precedence; concur, agree, admit, accept, allow, go along with.
5. bend, flex, bow, Inf. cave in; relax, stretch; relent, mellow, soften, melt, thaw, dissolve.
-n. 6. crop, harvest, reaping, produce, fruit; product, result, effect, output, fallout; returns, proceeds, gain, net, earnings, receipts; premium, interest. yielding, adj. 1. submissive, docile, tractable; compliant, obedient, manageable; amenable, complaisant, obliging, agreeable; timid, gentle, meek; deferential, subservient, obsequious, Archaic, sequacious, truckling.
2. flexible, pliable, pliant, limber, supple; soft, softened, unresistant; plastic, moldable, fictile, ductile, malleable, impressible; waxy, clayey, argillaceous, doughy, pulpy; flabby, flaccid, spongy, resilient; elastic, extensible, tractile.
3. (of a crop, soil, etc.) productive, fertile, fecund, fructuous, profitable; prolific, luxuriant, fruitful, fructiferous; bounteous, plenteous, teeming; workable, cultivable, arable. yoke, n. 1. harness, collar, frame, oxbow and bar; hitch, link, bond, tie, knot; coupler, coupling, connective; fastening, connection, attachment.
2. (of draft animals) pair, brace, span, team, couple. -v. 3. harness, hitch, attach; fasten, join, connect, unite, bracket, couple, link, concatenate; tie, bond, lash, buckle, chain. yokel, n. rustic, peasant, provincial, country cousin, countryman, hobnail; farmer, plowman, plowboy, chuff, swain, gaffer, Archaic, kern, son or tiller of the soil, (in Egypt) fellah, (in Russia) muzhik, (in Spanish America and Southwestern U.S.) peon, Archaic, hind; bumpkin, country bumpkin, hawbuck, Dial, lumpkin, hillbilly, bogtrotter, Inf. chawbacon, Inf. cider squeezer, Sl. hick, Sl. woodhick, Sl. rube, Sl. hayseed, Sl. hoosier, Fr. Sl. truffe. yonder, adj. 1. more distant, farther, further; remote, far-off, faraway, yon; ultramontane, transalpine, tramontane, overseas, transatlantic, transmarine; antipodean, inaccessible, out-of-the-way, unapproachable. -adv. 2. over there, at a distance, yon, thither, thitherward, farther, further; far away, far-off, away, off, beyond; abroad, over the horizon, overseas, over the hills and far away, out of range, out of the sphere of.