yield 1 /'yēld/ vt: to produce as return from an expenditure or investment: furnish as profit or interest
an account that yield 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
yield to the senator from Maine
yield 2 n
1: agricultural production esp. per acre of crop
2: the return on a financial investment usu. expressed as a percentage of cost
the bond yield was 8 percent

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (produce a return) verb accord, accrue, afford, bear, bestow, bring, bring about, bring forth, bring in, fetch, furnish, generate, give, provide, render, return, supply II (submit) verb abandon, abdicate, accede, accept, acquiesce, admit, agree to, allow, assent, back down, be submissive, bend, bow, capitulate, cede, comply, concede, concedere, consent, dedere, forgo, give in, give up, give way, grant, leave, let go, make way, obey, pay homage to, permit, quit, relent, relinquish, renounce, resign, sacrifice, succumb, suffer defeat, surrender, waive III index abandon (relinquish), abide, accede (concede), accommodate, accrue (arise), acknowledge (verify), allow (endure), bestow, cede, concede, concur (agree), condescend (deign), condone, confer (give), confess, conform, consent, defer (yield in judgment), engender, forfeit, forgo, forswear, fund, furnish, germinate, grant (concede), hear (give attention to), let (permit), lose (undergo defeat), obey, outcome, outgrowth, output, proceeds, produce (manufacture), product, profit, quit (discontinue), redound, relax, release, relent, relinquish, resign, result, revenue, succumb, supply, vouchsafe, waive

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

The rental income as a percentage of the capital value of a property.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.

(1) To produce; to deliver.
(2) To surrender; to give up.
That which is produced by something; the money produced from an investment.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

bond yield, Also referred to as yield.
One of several numbers describing the annual interest rate paid by a bond:
coupon refers to the annual interest rate paid by a bond that is expressed as a percentage of its par value. This coupon rate is the interest rate fixed at issuance.
current yield refers to the annual interest rate paid by a bond that is expressed as a percentage of its current market price (which can be more or less than its par value).
yield-to-maturity refers to the rate of return measuring the total performance of a bond (coupon payments as well as capital gain or loss) from the time of purchase until its maturity. This estimates what an investor will receive if it holds the bond until its maturity.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

1 v. To let go of or forego something
2 n. The monetary return from an investment.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

Current return from an investment or expenditure as a percentage of the price of investment or expenditure.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Current return from an investment or expenditure as a percentage of the price of investment or expenditure.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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