What is the Yield traffic sign supposed to mean?

The Yield traffic sign is intended to represent to a driver who has the clear path to continue through an intersection first. It's intended to mean that a driver must yield to oncoming traffic from his or her right side. Yielding means allowing that incoming driver to go first. This is the concept known as right of way and the yield sign is supposed to mean that everyone can drive more safely within an orderly traffic system.