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used in A Tale of Two Cities

2 meanings, 16 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
will yield valuable data
to produce (usually something wanted); or the thing or amount produced
  • Sow the same seed of rapacious license and oppression over again, and it will surely yield the same fruit according to its kind.
    3.15 — The Footsteps Die Out For Ever (6% in)
yield = produce
There are no more uses of "yield" flagged with this meaning in A Tale of Two Cities.

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2  —5 uses as in:
yield to pressure
to give in, give way, or give up
  • An hour or two hence, and the low companions and low habits that I scorn but yield to, will render me less worth such tears as those, than any wretch who creeps along the streets.
    2.13 — The Fellow of No Delicacy (85% in)
yield = give in
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Yielding to his own disturbance of mind, and to his young companion's agitation, which became greater every instant, Mr. Jarvis Lorry twice stopped to rest.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (73% in)
  • yielding = giving in, giving up, or giving way (easily moved or soft)
  • When the quiet of the garret had been long undisturbed, and his heaving breast and shaken form had long yielded to the calm that must follow all storms—emblem to humanity, of the rest and silence into which the storm called Life must hush at last—they came forward to raise the father and daughter from the ground.
    1.6 — The Shoemaker (68% in)
  • yielded = gave in, gave way, or gave up
  • When I have yielded myself to it, I have been alone, and then I have imagined them the footsteps of the people who are to come into my life, and my father's."
    2.6 — Hundreds of People (93% in)
  • yielded = given in, given way, or given up
  • Affected, and impressed with terror as they both were, by this spectacle of ruin, it was not a time to yield to such emotions.
    3.12 — Darkness (61% in)
yield = give in
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exact meaning not specified
  • Greater things than the Doctor had at that time to contend with, would have yielded before his persevering purpose.
    3.4 — Calm in Storm (42% in)
  • The form that was to be doomed to be so shamefully mangled, was the sight; the immortal creature that was to be so butchered and torn asunder, yielded the sensation.
    2.2 — A Sight (65% in)
  • All its people were poor, and many of them were sitting at their doors, shredding spare onions and the like for supper, while many were at the fountain, washing leaves, and grasses, and any such small yieldings of the earth that could be eaten.
    2.8 — Monseigneur in the Country (20% in)
  • He, yielding under the pressure of a complicated something, long dreaded and long vaguely foreseen and contended against, and recovering after the cloud had burst and passed, I should hope that the worst was over.
    2.19 — An Opinion (56% in)
  • From such household occupations as their bare poverty yielded, from their children, from their aged and their sick crouching on the bare ground famished and naked, they ran out with streaming hair, urging one another, and themselves, to madness with the wildest cries and actions.
    2.22 — The Sea Still Rises (36% in)
  • Far and wide lay a ruined country, yielding nothing but desolation.
    2.23 — Fire Rises (4% in)
  • The happiness of his own chosen English home, the necessity of being always actively employed, the swift changes and troubles of the time which had followed on one another so fast, that the events of this week annihilated the immature plans of last week, and the events of the week following made all new again; he knew very well, that to the force of these circumstances he had yielded:—not without disquiet, but still without continuous and accumulating resistance.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (72% in)
  • Happily, however, there was sleep in Beauvais that night to help them out of it and they passed on once more into solitude and loneliness: jingling through the untimely cold and wet, among impoverished fields that had yielded no fruits of the earth that year, diversified by the blackened remains of burnt houses, and by the sudden emergence from ambuscade, and sharp reining up across their way, of patriot patrols on the watch on all the roads.
    3.1 — In Secret (34% in)
  • ...flag waved night and day from the great towers of Notre Dame; three hundred thousand men, summoned to rise against the tyrants of the earth, rose from all the varying soils of France, as if the dragon's teeth had been sown broadcast, and had yielded fruit equally on hill and plain, on rock, in gravel, and alluvial mud, under the bright sky of the South and under the clouds of the North, in fell and forest, in the vineyards and the olive-grounds and among the cropped grass and the...
    3.4 — Calm in Storm (64% in)
  • His hold on life was strong, and it was very, very hard, to loosen; by gradual efforts and degrees unclosed a little here, it clenched the tighter there; and when he brought his strength to bear on that hand and it yielded, this was closed again.
    3.13 — Fifty-two (6% in)

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