yield to

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yield something to someone

1. . to give the right-of-way to someone. You must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians. You failed to yield the right-of-way to the oncoming car. 2. to give up something to someone. The army yielded the territory to the invading army. We yielded the territory to the government.
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yield to someone

1. to let someone go ahead; to give someone the right-of-way. Please yield to the next speaker. She yielded to the next speaker.
2. to give in to someone. She found it hard to yield to her husband in an argument. I will yield to no one.
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yield to

1. To give oneself up to someone, as in defeat: The platoon chose to fight to the end and would not yield to the enemy.
2. To give way to some pressure or force: The door yielded to a gentle push.
3. To give way to some argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty: I'm dieting, but I sometimes yield to temptation and eat a cookie.
4. To give up one's place, as to one that is superior: The moderator opened the conference and then yielded to the chairperson.
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The costs are then spread over the debt's term based on a constant yield to maturity.
Based on this method, the constant yield to maturity, with annual accrual periods, is 5.
High yield: The yield to maturity must equal or exceed the AFR (for the month of issue) plus five percentage points.
will use Blast Yield to minimize yield loss; that Blast Yield improves yield, accelerates complete design closure and significantly reduces cost; and statements about the features and benefits of Magma's software, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
1275-6(b) (3) as a spot, forward or futures contract, an option, a notional principal contract, a debt instrument or a similar instrument or combination or series of financial instruments) and the combined cash flows of the hedge and the QDI permit the calculation of a yield to maturity under the OID regulations, the taxpayer may treat the combined cash flows from the different sources as a single cash flow from a synthetic debt instrument for tax purposes.
We plan to promote the EZ Yield(TM) services to our 800 current hotel customers and to work with EZ Yield to help us add new customers," as stated by Joe Hyman, President of SECURE-RES.
Bianco added, "It appears to be an especially good time for bringing new high yield to market -- spreads have not returned to the tight levels of last spring, so we believe there is still considerable room for upside.
They will provide an important tie to the design community -- linking design yield to manufacturing yield for the first time," he added.