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yield
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The Great Gatsby
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as in: will yield valuable data Define
to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
  • There were three married couples and Jordan’s escort, a persistent undergraduate given to violent innuendo, and obviously under the impression that sooner or later Jordan was going to yield him up her person to a greater or lesser degree.

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  • The discovery could yield a more effective treatment for diabetes.
  • The experiment yielded data that raised a new set of questions.

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as in: will yield valuable data Define
to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
as in: yield to pressure Define
to give in, give way, or give up
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