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{h,1}yield yēld ( vt )
:to produce as return from an expenditure or investment

:furnish as profit or interest [an account that ⁓s 6 percent]


1 :to give place or precedence (as to one having a superior right or claim)

2 :to relinquish the floor of a legislative assembly [⁓ to the senator from Maine]

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