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Synonyms for yielding
ˈyil dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving up, yielding, surrender(noun)

    a verbal act of admitting defeat

    Synonyms:
    fall, capitulation, forsaking, concession, surrender, resignation, giving up, conceding

    Antonyms:
    hard, uncompromising, stubborn, inflexible, unregenerate, obstinate, sturdy

  2. concession, conceding, yielding(adj)

    the act of conceding or yielding

    Synonyms:
    concession, conceding, grant, surrender, giving up

    Antonyms:
    unregenerate, obstinate, sturdy, inflexible, uncompromising, hard, stubborn

  3. yielding(adj)

    inclined to yield to argument or influence or control

    "a timid yielding person"

    Antonyms:
    sturdy, obstinate, inflexible, stubborn, uncompromising, hard, unregenerate

  4. yielding(adj)

    lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

    "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"

    Antonyms:
    obstinate, inflexible, sturdy, unregenerate, stubborn, uncompromising, hard

  5. yielding(adj)

    tending to give in or surrender or agree

    "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington

    Antonyms:
    obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate, uncompromising, sturdy, hard, inflexible

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. yielding

    One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY.

    Synonyms:
    amenable, compliant, docile, gentle, manageable, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, tame, teachable, tractable

    Antonyms:
    determined, dogged, firm, inflexible, intractable, obstinate, opinionated, resolute, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding, wilful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. yielding

    Synonyms:
    conceding, producing, surrendering, supple, pliant, submissive, accommoding, unresisting

    Antonyms:
    firm, defiant, stiff, hard, unyielding, resisting, unfruitful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yielding(a.)

    Synonyms:
    submissive, complying, compliant, accommodating, unresisting, facile

  2. yielding(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pliable, pliant, supple, flexible, flexile, plastic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. yielding(a)

    Synonyms:
    compliant, tractable, submissive, amenable, unresisting, docile, indulgent, irresolute, facile, plastic, fictile, pliant, flexible

    Antonyms:
    unyielding

  2. yielding(n)

    Synonyms:
    production, bearing, surrender, relinquishment, submission, compliance, acquiescence, succumbing

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How to say yielding in sign language?

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How to use yielding in a sentence?

  1. Laozi:

    Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it.

  2. sindiswa matyobeni:

    There is something powerful about, yielding power.”

  3. Jared Leadbetter:

    These are the first bacteria found to use manganese as their source of fuel, a wonderful aspect of microbes in nature is that they can metabolize seemingly unlikely materials, like metals, yielding energy useful to the cell.

  4. Amnesty International:

    To the Iraqi protesters, the resignation( of Abdul Mahdi) in some parts is a welcome move in terms of the protests yielding some sort of result, but it's nowhere near enough in terms of the demands that protesters have.

  5. Fox News:

    I have no intention of yielding back.


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