Yummy Yield

My theme for the Blogging from A to Z Challenge is contronyms. A contronym is a word with two or more opposite meanings, making it its own antonym. Click here to find out more about these quirky words.
 
Bailey with the letter YThere was only one option for the letter Y on my lists of contronyms, but now that we've reached the difficult end of the alphabet, I'm just grateful to have a contronym to talk about no matter what it is. And this one is pretty decent: yield. The meanings are not as obviously opposite as some of the contronyms I've presented, but it doesn't require as much stretching and twisting as some of the others I've seen.
 
Yield - to produce, give forth, or furnish

~ or ~

Yield - to give up, relinquish, surrender

The villagers are kind-hearted souls who tend their farms with love, which yields crops that are the envy of the kingdom.

Crops raised with love

Beans tomatoes Corn

But they are not fighters, so when the soldiers of the jealous king come calling, they must yield and allow all their food to be taken.

Martyrdom of Peter of Verona

Are you familiar with contronyms? Can you think of another ‘Y’ contronym the lists might have missed? How Youthful is Bailey with her letter Y?

Crops images courtesy of novapageserikdungan twicewjs7652

Painting is Depiction of the assasination of Peter the Martyr by the Cathari, by Giovanni Bellini courtesy of The National Gallery