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as in:  will yield valuable data

The discovery could yield a more effective treatment for diabetes.
  to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
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yield yields yielding yielded
This is the meaning of yield most commonly seen on standardized tests like the SAT and ACT.
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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.
  • A warmer climate has reduced crop yields in the area.
  • It’s a tradeoff. Bonds that yield more interest have more risk.

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  • I want a high-yield investment.
  • All of the disputed territories contain valuable minerals, and some of them yield important vegetable products such as rubber which in colder climates it is necessary to synthesize by comparatively expensive methods.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Something, something . And on either side of the river was there a tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month; And the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • The following week the knot-hole yielded a tarnished medal.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • It may, after all, be the bad habit of creative talents to invest themselves in pathological extremes that yield remarkable insights but no durable way of life for those who cannot translate their psychic wounds into significant art or thought.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • 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.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby

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  • But I—I am lost in remoteness, in weakness, and in a passion to which I yield myself trustingly.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • An extensive search of the medical and botanical literature yielded not a single indication that any part of H. alpinum is poisonous.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Puzzled by these questions, and troubled, I am hoping that the rusting hulk of Fairbanks bus 142 will yield some clues.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
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