Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter Y - Page 4

Yielded (imp. & p. p.) of Yield

Yold (obs. p. p.) of Yield

Yielding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Yield

Yield (v. t.) To give in return for labor expended; to produce, as payment or interest on what is expended or invested; to pay; as, money at interest yields six or seven per cent.

Yield (v. t.) To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.

Yield (v. t.) To give up, as something that is claimed or demanded; to make over to one who has a claim or right; to resign; to surrender; to relinquish; as a city, an opinion, etc.

Yield (v. t.) To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.

Yield (v. t.) To permit; to grant; as, to yield passage.

Yield (v. t.) To give a reward to; to bless.

Yield (v. i.) To give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb.

Yield (v. i.) To comply with; to assent; as, I yielded to his request.

Yield (v. i.) To give way; to cease opposition; to be no longer a hindrance or an obstacle; as, men readily yield to the current of opinion, or to customs; the door yielded.

Yield (v. i.) To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence; as, they will yield to us in nothing.

Yield (n.) Amount yielded; product; -- applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation.

Yieldable (a.) Disposed to yield or comply.

Yieldance (n.) The act of producing; yield; as, the yieldance of the earth.

Yieldance (n.) The act of yielding; concession.

Yielder (n.) One who yields.

Yielding (a.) Inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant; accommodating; as, a yielding temper.

Yieldless (a.) Without yielding; unyielding.

Yift (n.) Gift.

Yin (n.) A Chinese weight of 2/ pounds.

Yis (adv.) Yes.

Yit (conj.) Yet.

Yite (n.) The European yellow-hammer.

Yive (v. t. & i.) To give.

-yl () A suffix used as a characteristic termination of chemical radicals; as in ethyl, carbonyl, hydroxyl, etc.

Yle (n.) Isle.

Y level () See under Y, n.

Yliche (a. & adv.) Alt. of Ylike

Ylike (a. & adv.) Like; alike.

Yllanraton (n.) The agouara.

Ymaked (p. p.) Made.

Ymel (prep.) Among.

Ynambu (n.) A South American tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens); -- called also perdiz grande, and rufous tinamou. See Illust. of Tinamou.

Ynough (a.) Alt. of Ynow

Ynow (a.) Enough.

Yockel (n.) The yaffle.

Yode (imp.) Went; walked; proceeded.

Yodeled (imp. & p. p.) of Yodle

Yodled () of Yodle

Yodeling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Yodle

Yodling () of Yodle

Yodel (v. t. & i.) Alt. of Yodle

Yodle (v. t. & i.) To sing in a manner common among the Swiss and Tyrolese mountaineers, by suddenly changing from the head voice, or falsetto, to the chest voice, and the contrary; to warble.

Yodel (n.) Alt. of Yodle

Yodle (n.) A song sung by yodeling, as by the Swiss mountaineers.

Yodler (n.) One who yodels.

Yoga (n.) A species of asceticism among the Hindoos, which consists in a complete abstraction from all worldly objects, by which the votary expects to obtain union with the universal spirit, and to acquire superhuman faculties.

Yogi (n.) A follower of the yoga philosophy; an ascetic.

Yoicks (interj.) A cry of encouragement to foxhounds.

Yoit (n.) The European yellow-hammer.

Yojan (n.) A measure of distance, varying from four to ten miles, but usually about five.

Yoke (n.) A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.

Yoke (n.) A frame or piece resembling a yoke, as in use or shape.

Yoke (n.) A frame of wood fitted to a person's shoulders for carrying pails, etc., suspended on each side; as, a milkmaid's yoke.

Yoke (n.) A frame worn on the neck of an animal, as a cow, a pig, a goose, to prevent passage through a fence.

Yoke (n.) A frame or convex piece by which a bell is hung for ringing it. See Illust. of Bell.

Yoke (n.) A crosspiece upon the head of a boat's rudder. To its ends lines are attached which lead forward so that the boat can be steered from amidships.

Yoke (n.) A bent crosspiece connecting two other parts.

Yoke (n.) A tie securing two timbers together, not used for part of a regular truss, but serving a temporary purpose, as to provide against unusual strain.

Yoke (n.) A band shaped to fit the shoulders or the hips, and joined to the upper full edge of the waist or the skirt.

Yoke (n.) Fig.: That which connects or binds; a chain; a link; a bond connection.

Yoke (n.) A mark of servitude; hence, servitude; slavery; bondage; service.

Yoke (n.) Two animals yoked together; a couple; a pair that work together.

Yoke (n.) The quantity of land plowed in a day by a yoke of oxen.

Yoke (n.) A portion of the working day; as, to work two yokes, that is, to work both portions of the day, or morning and afternoon.

Yoked (imp. & p. p.) of Yoke

Yoking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Yoke

Yoke (v. t.) To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen.

Yoke (v. t.) To couple; to join with another.

Yoke (v. t.) To enslave; to bring into bondage; to restrain; to confine.

Yoke (v. i.) To be joined or associated; to be intimately connected; to consort closely; to mate.

Yokeage (n.) See Rokeage.

Yokefellow (n.) An associate or companion in, or as in; a mate; a fellow; especially, a partner in marriage.

Yokel (n.) A country bumpkin.

Yokelet (n.) A small farm; -- so called as requiring but one yoke of oxen to till it.

Yokemate (n.) Same as Yokefellow.

Yoke-toed (a.) Having two toes in front and two behind, as the trogons and woodpeckers.

Yold (p. p.) Yielded.

Yolden (p. p.) Yielded.

Yolk (n.) The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus.

Yolk (n.) An oily secretion which naturally covers the wool of sheep.

Yoll (v. i.) To yell.

Yon (a.) At a distance, but within view; yonder.

Yon (adv.) Yonder.

Yoncopin (n.) A local name in parts of the Mississippi Valley for the American lotus (Nelumbo lutea).

Yond (a.) Furious; mad; angry; fierce.

Yond (a.) Yonder.

Yonder (adv.) At a distance, but within view.

Yonder (a.) Being at a distance within view, or conceived of as within view; that or those there; yon.

Yoni (n.) The symbol under which Sakti, or the personification of the female power in nature, is worshiped. Cf. Lingam.

Yonker (n.) A young fellow; a younker.

Yore (adv.) In time long past; in old time; long since.

Yorker (n.) A tice.

Yorkshire (n.) A county in the north of England.

York use () The one of the three printed uses of England which was followed in the north. It was based on the Sarum use. See Use, n., 6.

Yot (v. t.) To unite closely.

Yote (v. t.) To pour water on; to soak in, or mix with, water.

You (dat. & obj.) The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.

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