Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun yoke

7 senses of yoke

Sense 1
yoke -- (fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment)
       => fabric, cloth, material, textile -- (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress")

Sense 2
yoke -- (an oppressive power; "under the yoke of a tyrant"; "they threw off the yoke of domination")
       => oppression -- (the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted")

Sense 3
couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad -- (two items of the same kind)
       => two, 2, II, deuce -- (the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number)

Sense 4
yoke -- (a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke; "pulled by a yoke of oxen")
       => pair -- (two people considered as a unit)

Sense 5
yoke -- (support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end)
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 6
yoke, coupling -- (a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together)
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")

Sense 7
yoke -- (stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team)
       => stable gear, saddlery, tack -- (gear for a horse)

Antonyms of verb yoke

1 of 3 senses of yoke

Sense 3
yoke -- (put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together")
       Antonym of unyoke (Sense 1)
      => unyoke -- (remove the yoke from; "unyoke the cow")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb yoke

3 senses of yoke

Sense 1
yoke -- (become joined or linked together)
       => join, conjoin -- (make contact or come together; "The two roads join here")

Sense 2
yoke, link -- (link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 3
yoke -- (put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

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