What does the word yield mean?

Usage examples for yield

  1. I will not yield to it. – The Bride of Fort Edward by Delia Bacon
  2. The Colonel believed they would stand and fight to the last gasp and die to the last man rather than yield a yard of their trench. – Between the Lines by Boyd Cable
  3. Thy lord at length is forced to yield. – The Odes of Anacreon by Thomas Moore