Usage examples for yielding

  1. She stood her ground with her back to the cliff- edge, not yielding an inch, contempt in every line. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Well, then, the true motive is that Buckingham strongly recommended the young man to me, saying: 'Sire, I begin by yielding up all claim to Miss Grafton; I pray you follow my example. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  3. In thus taking the longest way home he was yielding another point to his reluctance. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton