Tell and Yield


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Yield and tell are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Yield" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell


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Yield verb – To give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit).
Tell and yield are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Yield".
Nearby Words: yielding, yielded
Synonyms for Yield

Common collocations

someone tell someone yield someone
time tell time yield time
information tell information yield information
nothing tell nothing yield nothing
Other nouns: news.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Samurai Deeper Kyo Hishigi says he can tell that Yuan is running out of stamina, but he agrees they've reached a deadlock after the next exchange of blows continues to yield no advantage to either of them.
  • However, a player with high intelligence and the right skills can not only tell right off the bat what the farmer is doing, but also suggest him ways to get a higher crop yield from his fields.
  • They could either tell the Solars about this and hope that they'd yield to the advice, or overthrow the Solars and ensure that the crisis did not come to pass.
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