Meaning of YIELD in English

YIELD

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

succumb/yield to temptation formal (= give in to temptation )

Lorna succumbed to temptation and ordered the apple pie.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

benefit

For a high inflation country, the ability occasionally to devalue its currency is important and its exercise can yield benefits .

In short, here is a service which yields substantial benefits but for which the market would allocate no resources.

Fourth, the elimination of exchange rate uncertainty is likely to yield benefits in terms of higher growth rates of intra-union trade and investment.

But businesses in the United States are discovering that a homegrown version of work-based learning can yield benefits .

In spite of this tendency towards complexity, some authorities have suggested that a simpler approach may yield benefits .

In the short run, artful centrism clearly yields political benefits .

Small changes in behaviour can yield huge benefits .

Spreading the philosophy of quality improvement among our suppliers will also yield enormous benefits .

crop

We can model how crop yields might vary with temperature.

He pored over geography books in the Richmond library, searching for information on climate, soil conditions, and crop yields .

Given the benefits of less fertiliser, liming and ploughing costs and better crop yields it is little wonder.

government

In the face of some trenchantly expressed disapproval from the Conservative benches, the Government refused to yield .

These securities, backed by the U.S. government , recently yielded 1.6 percent more than 30-year bonds.

The government would not yield to pressure, she promised.

information

In the laboratory only reactants and products can generally be obtained, yielding little information about the nature of a reaction pathway.

However, a study of work-inhibited students' standardized achievement tests yielded dramatic information .

So spectroscopy can yield information on plasma temperatures.

These photographs refuse to yield information .

Some discreet enquiries there yielded the information that fitzAlan was about to take Tracy, leaving his new wife at home.

Your enquiries should, again, yield positive information about the existence or otherwise of mains drains.

insight

Work with other organisms should yield some insight into the likely outcome.

Such an examination can yield further insights into how gender informs self-constituting and meaning-producing activity 7.

The focus on performance and work yielded additional insights about specific behavior and skill changes.

Even where a general model is not available, however, study of special cases can still yield useful insights .

Some skepticism from Summerlee not withstanding, the station has already yielded useful insights .

pressure

This is not a reason why district ethics committees should yield to pressure to abdicate their responsibilities to local citizens.

At some point, he yielded to the pressure .

It should not casually diminish these hard-won gains by yielding to the pressures and temptations of the day.

She yields to his pressure and obscures her political statements by bursting into tears.

The government would not yield to pressure , she promised.

price

Higher house prices mean lower rental yields because rent becomes a smaller proportion of the purchase price.

Stocks also benefited from a rebound in Treasury bond prices that drove yields lower.

Bonds with greater duration experience greater price movements as yields fluctuate.

profit

Privilege parking places yield little profit , while special perks can precipitate horrendous losses.

Sales less cost of sales yields a gross profit of $ 350.

Certainly the struggle for overseas investment opportunities provoked tensions; and small colonial wars could yield large profits .

The answer is that firms will want to use the most efficient technique because it yields the greatest profit .

rate

Further questions which yielded a success rate of less than 50 percent for the middle third of the pupils are now considered.

The latter question will yield a higher participation rate than the former, since it picks up infrequent participation.

From the literature it is not clear whether prolongation of therapy beyond four months yield a higher response rate .

result

Hoomey could bloody well suffer, if it yielded results .

Unfortunately, this comedy of errors rarely yields funny results .

The investigation, he concluded without surprise, yielded negative results .

In contemporary matters, Shoumatoff yields better results .

It is also far more likely than a reactive search to yield positive results .

Obviously, the eyes are colored by some simple rule that yields the results you have seen.

Studies of homoeopathic remedies in relation to prostaglandin metabolism may therefore yield interesting and fruitful results .

This method does not always yield a unique result .

return

A car is highly illiquid, but yields a high return to the owner.

Mailed questionnaires are inexpensive but yield a low return in terms of mail-back from respondents.

Sport can possess the characteristic of a capital good, one that yields a return as part of a market production process.

Y may be sold short and the proceeds invested in X yielding a riskless return for no investment.

Noise/horror strikes me as a limited form of self-destruction, that can only yield diminishing returns .

Partly for that reason, too many projects yield poor returns .

The government and housing divisions were said to have yielded the lowest returns and action is promised to boost their performance.

Casting wider for other presidential candidates does not yield a healthy return .

temptation

A solution presents itself: the book will not yield to the hectic temptations , the seductions of the fevered imagination.

Nor does it yield to the temptation to manipulate performance and financial data in a way that obscures hard truths.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A search of Mann's home yielded a pair of bloody gloves.

Each of these fields could yield billions of barrels of oil.

Government securities have traditionally yielded less than stocks.

The military has promised to yield power after legislators draw up a new constitution.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Bonds due 2026 yield 5. 65 %.

But so urgent was getting the planer working that this time Taylor yielded.

Different standards of significance will naturally yield different theories - sets of laws relating significant descriptions.

He yielded as before, and very soon the two wicked women arrived, with their plot carefully worked out.

Teaching well takes time and often yields little tangible reward.

To the persistent seeker the Bible yields more and more of its riches.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

annual

A zero's equivalent annual yield will typically range from about 7.5 per cent to 9 per cent.

Your annual yield would increase from what I estimate to be a current $ 3, 871 to $ 8, 545.

The sign-flags showed the average annual yields .

average

They range from 8.10 percent to 9.68 percent and the weighted average gross yield is over 8.5 percent.

On five-year jumbos, the average yield fell to 5. 22 % from 5. 26 %, according to BanxQuote.

Tobacco industry Government policy also favours a progressive lowering of average yields of tar in all cigarettes.

On five-year jumbos, the average yield fell to 5. 26 % from 5. 30 %, BanxQuote said.

The average seven-day simple yield dropped to 5. 15 % from 5. 16 %.

The average yield dropped to 7. 4 % from 8. 7 % at the beginning of the year.

current

The overall return is then given by which exceeds the current yield by 4.93 percent.

Suppose investors believe that the one year holding period yield of bonds is above the current short-term yield.

The current gross yield is about 5.46 percent gross.

It would not comment on either its current yield or its backlog.

It has a duration of 12 years and the current yield to maturity is 10 percent.

The Eurotrack 100 yields about 3.1 percent, which exceeds the current yield of the trust's portfolio.

From this we can determine current yields .

If the current yield is 5 percent, the post-April yield could be 4.69 percent.

equivalent

A zero's equivalent annual yield will typically range from about 7.5 per cent to 9 per cent.

gross

The current gross yield is about 5.46 percent gross.

The expected gross initial yield is 6.5%.

Initial gross yield is estimated at 6.6%.

At the initial offer price for the unit trust of 50p, the estimated gross yield is 6.25%.

They range from 8.10 percent to 9.68 percent and the weighted average gross yield is over 8.5 percent.

For example, Treasury 10.5% 1999 at present commands a price of £104 15/16 to give a gross redemption yield of 10.01%.

The net redemption yield is lower than the gross redemption yield.

Estimated gross yield at 100p is 4.5% a year.

high

These high yields can be tempting but dangerous.

Investors are snapping up asset-backed bonds because they offer a higher yield than Treasury securities without much more risk.

So returns will be more stable on a share with a higher dividend yield , other things being equal.

Several predicted that they will be reap higher yields and profits while saving their soil.

Endoscopy has the highest yield for any of the tests performed.

Welfare commissioners, labor secretaries, commerce department staffers-all can shift resources into areas of higher productivity and yield .

All of these reactions give high yields and are often quantitative.

Soviero joined Fidelity in 1989 as a high yield analyst.

low

Poorly managed and with low yields , it was propped up with a huge loan from the estate's trustees.

The critical handicap under which she laboured, however, appears to have been the low yield of the land.

But low hydrogen yields and poisoned catalysts soon had these systems grinding to a halt.

Note that eurobonds are unlikely to attract tax exempt investors such as pension funds, given the lower yield associated with bearer status.

Normally, however, ordinary shareholders expect lower yields than preference shareholders and loan stock holders because of their participation rights.

As breed numbers are now critically low , reliable yield figures are unavailable, but its dairy potential could still be exploited.

A lower dividend yield can be compensated for with higher capital gains and viceversa.

maximum

Stocks are now believed to be below the level which would allow the predicted maximum yield of 175,000 tonnes per year.

The optimum yield is not necessarily the theoretical yield or even the maximum possible yield.

In general, the aim of fisheries advisers is to establish the maximum sustainable yield for each prey species.

■ NOUN

bond

Bundesbank officials have been fretting in public about rising bond yields and the weaker D-mark.

The markets are sending the opposite message to the Fed. Bond yields are above the federal funds rate of 8.25%.

A fall in bond yields , which move inversely to bond prices, make stocks a more attractive investment compared with bonds.

Bonds soared, as the 10-year government bond yield fell 9 basis points to 8. 24.

Banks fell as benchmark 30-year Treasury bond yields climbed to 6. 17 percent from 6. 04 percent Monday.

Financial stocks dropped on concern that Treasury bonds yields are headed up, squeezing banks profit margins.

Benchmark 30-year bond yields dipped to 6. 15 percent from 6. 19 percent yesterday.

crop

With cross-breeding, they improve crop yields and increase resistance to pests and disease.

The forecast is not entirely gloomy. Crop yields will improve dramatically as vegetation thrives on an atmosphere rich in carbon dioxide.

Pesticide use was reduced by 65 percent in the first year whilst crop yields increased.

Plantations plantations had an excellent year with increased crop yields and improved prices for its produce.

Tax was levied on the land regardless of crop yield , and an average family could hardly break even.

Milk yields , crop yields and food conversion rates were all similar to those of the better farms in Britain.

curve

But the yield curve is abnormally steep.

Each category of debt will have its own yield curve relationships.

The difference between short and long rates has produced a yield curve that has rarely been steeper.

Exhibit 9. 1 shows the so-called normal yield curve , where long-term rates are higher than short-term rates.

That steep yield curve has turned into political temptation.

A positive yield curve represents the normal condition of the capital markets.

But a flat yield curve implies that the yields to maturity of all bonds should be identical.

Exhibit 9. 2 shows a negative yield curve .

dividend

If the dividend yield is 4 percent perannum, then the quarterly dividend payment is 1 percent.

The Dow dividend yield is 1. 95 percent, a record low.

But for the basic rate taxpayer, the problem of annual management charges eroding a diminished dividend yield remains.

The stockholders' expected rate of return has two components-an expected dividend yield and an expected capital gain.

These summary measures are earnings per share, the price-earnings ratio and the dividend yield .

This is not the same as the most commonly used measure of dividends: the dividend yield .

The net dividend yield is defined as, using Table 6.2.

You calculate the dividend yield by dividing the annual dividend by the market price of a stock.

milk

The emphasis is on beef but its milk yield remains adequate and it can still be considered a dual-purpose type.

It can also cause a reduced milk yield , thus making the pups cry, creating yet more stress.

The biggest factor in calf performance is the milk yield of the dam.

Poor farmers value an animal not by growth rate or milk yield , but by its ability to survive and reproduce.

redemption

The running yield is currently 8.24 per cent, with a redemption yield of 6.87 per cent.

Perpetual Monthly Income Plus contains some equity, and the redemption yield is currently 9.24 per cent.

But the redemption yield will be worth something only if there is enough money in the kitty to pay out on maturity.

For example, Treasury 10.5% 1999 at present commands a price of £104 15/16 to give a gross redemption yield of 10.01%.

In the case of Treasury 9¾ percent stock 2002 the redemption yield , at end-February 1992, was 9.27%.

The net redemption yield is lower than the gross redemption yield.

■ VERB

calculate

It is then often necessary to calculate the percentage yield .

You calculate the dividend yield by dividing the annual dividend by the market price of a stock.

So far, we have calculated the yield to maturity on the basis of semi-annual discounting of semiannual coupon payments.

But eurobonds make annual payments, and the appropriate method of calculating the yield to maturity is to use annual discounting.

drive

That prospect drove the yield on the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond down 18 points this week.

Bonds climbed for a third day, driving the yield on the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond below 6 percent.

expect

When a firm buys a new machine, it presumably expects the yield of the investment to exceed its cost.

The stockholders' expected rate of return has two components-an expected dividend yield and an expected capital gain.

Why would you expect the yield on treasury bills normally to be rather lower than on government bonds? 2.

Normally, however, ordinary shareholders expect lower yields than preference shareholders and loan stock holders because of their participation rights.

fall

Crop yields would fall as a result of shorter growing periods, and reduced solar radiation due to heavier cloud cover.

On Friday, the yield fell as low as 6. 16 percent before settling at 6. 29 percent.

Consequently bond prices were rising and their yields were falling .

The five-year yield fell 1 basis point to 6. 89 percent.

Some long-dated stocks closed nearly four full points higher with yields falling to just over 9 p.c.

Bond yields are also falling , in the expectation that deflation will persist well into the future.

increase

Poor farmers can not afford expensive modern technologies that could increase their yields .

They also intend to increase yields by providing tractors, pumps and other machinery with their project aid.

Duration increases as coupon and yield decrease as shown in Fig. 5.14.

That they will increase yields and therefore benefit farmers economically at a time of considerable financial uncertainty.

produce

A chemical reaction which produces a quantitative yield is often called a stoichiometric process Many ionic reactions produce quantitative yields.

Desert land, meanwhile, produces smaller yields than the rich farmland lost to housing.

Otherwise, the soil was rapidly exhausted and wheat produced no yield .

A chemical reaction which produces a quantitative yield is thus 100% efficient.

At least the rain has produced reasonably good yields on our light, drought-prone, barley land.

Chemical reactions which do not produce quantitative yields are sometimes called non-stoichiometric processes.

The difference between short and long rates has produced a yield curve that has rarely been steeper.

push

Falling bond prices pushed yields on 30-year Treasury bonds to 6. 19 % from 6. 04 % the day before.

The benchmark 30-year bond fell about 7 / 8, pushing the yield up to 6. 17 percent.

Treasuries continued rising in Tokyo, pushing the yield to its lowest since Jan. 9.

Bond prices jump, pushing the yield on the 30-year Treasury below 6 % for the first time since late 1993.

raise

Towards the end of the decade, with elections looming, land distribution decreased in favour of greater emphasis on raising agricultural yields .

The tax should raise high and reliable yields . 5.

reduce

Despite this, rampant pests and diseases reduce yields to half the world average.

The higher demand would raise the market price of the asset and thereby reduce the yield .

rise

The yield , assuming dividends rise to 14.4p, is 5.6 p.c.

It had planned to sell the bonds today, underwriters said, but decided to wait because yields have risen recently.

The yield has risen 12 basis points this week.

The five-year yield rose 5 basis points to 6. 59 percent.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a 22% fall in this year's cotton yield

If you invest the money now, the yield after only twelve months will be $3160.

investments with high yields

We have calculated the probable yield from this investment at around 17%.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

After many hours the yield still may not be acceptable.

Chemical reactions which do not produce quantitative yields are sometimes called non-stoichiometric processes.

However, the situation may change if inflation rises; under those circumstances fixed yields become unattractive. 2.

So returns will be more stable on a share with a higher dividend yield , other things being equal.

The implied yield was 6. 15 percent a week ago.

The running yield is currently 8.24 per cent, with a redemption yield of 6.87 per cent.

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