Definitions of yielding
  1. noun
    a verbal act of admitting defeat
    synonyms: giving up, surrender
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    type of:
    relinquishing, relinquishment
    a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
  2. noun
    the act of conceding or yielding
    synonyms: conceding, concession
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    bye, pass
    you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent
    type of:
    acquiescence, assent
    agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
  3. adjective
    lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
    “a deep yielding layer of foam rubber”
    yielding readily to pressure or weight
  4. adjective
    inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
    “a timid yielding person”
    willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed
  5. adjective
    tending to give in or surrender or agree
    “"too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington”
    compromising, conciliatory, flexible
    making or willing to make concessions
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