1. [ adjective ] inclined to yield to argument or influence or control

"a timid yielding person"

Related terms: docile
2. [ noun ] a verbal act of admitting defeat
Synonyms: surrender giving_up
Related terms: relinquishment surrender
3. [ adjective ] tending to give in or surrender or agree

"too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington"

Related terms: compromising
4. [ adjective ] lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

"a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"

Related terms: soft
5. [ adjective ] happy to comply
Synonyms: obliging complying
Related terms: compliant
6. [ noun ] (law) the act of conceding or yielding
Synonyms: concession conceding
Related terms: assent acceptance bye concede concede concede
Similar spelling:   yieldingly