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yield
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King Lear
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  • Yield:—come before my father.
  • But that thy strange mutations make us hate thee, Life would not yield to age.

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  • Well, sir, the poor distressed Lear’s i’ the town; Who sometime, in his better tune, remembers What we are come about, and by no means Will yield to see his daughter.
  • ] And yet I know not how conceit may rob The treasury of life when life itself Yields to the theft: had he been where he thought, By this had thought been past.

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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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