Meaning of “yield to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"yield to sth" in British English

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yield to sth

phrasal verb with yield uk /jiːld/ us /jiːld/ verb


to agree to do something that you do not want to do or should not do:

It's very easy to yield to temptation and spend too much money.
"We will not yield to pressure," said the president.

(Definition of “yield to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)