HyperDic: yoke

English > 10 senses of the word yoke:
NOUNartifactyokefabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
stateyokean oppressive power
quantityyoke, couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duadtwo items of the same kind
groupyokea pair of draft animals joined by a yoke
artifactyokesupport consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
artifactyoke, couplinga connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
artifactyokestable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
VERBcontactyokebecome joined or linked together
contactyoke, linklink with or as with a yoke
contactyokeput a yoke on or join with a yoke
yoke > pronunciation
Soundsyow'k
Rhymesartichoke ... yolk: 36 rhymes with owk...
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningFabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment.
Part ofgarmentAn article of clothing
NarrowertuckerA detachable yoke of linen or lace worn over the breast of a low-cut dress
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Spanishcanesú
Catalancanesú
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn oppressive power.
Examples
  • "under the yoke of a tyrant"
  • "they threw off the yoke of domination"
BroaderoppressionThe state of being kept down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of force or authority
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningTwo items of the same kind.
Synonymscouple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad
Partsmate, fellowOne of a pair
Narrowerdoubleton(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
Broadertwo, 2, II, deuceThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
Spanishdúo, pareja, par, tándem
Catalanduo, parella, parell
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA pair of draft animals joined by a yoke.
Example"pulled by a yoke of oxen"
BroaderpairTwo people considered as a unit
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningsupport consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end.
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishyugo
Catalanjou
Verbsyokeput a yoke on or join with a yoke
yokelink with or as with a yoke
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together.
Synonymcoupling
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Spanishyugo
Catalanjou
Verbsyokelink with or as with a yoke
yokebecome joined or linked together
English > yoke: 10 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaningstable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team.
Broaderstable gear, saddlery, tackgear for a horse
Spanishyugo
Catalanjou
Verbsyokeput a yoke on or join with a yoke
yokelink with or as with a yoke
English > yoke: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBecome joined or linked together.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Categoryanimal husbandryBreeding and caring for farm animals
Broaderjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
Nounsyokea connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
English > yoke: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninglink with or as with a yoke.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"yoke the oxen together"
Synonymlink
Categoryanimal husbandryBreeding and caring for farm animals
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishenyugar, enyuntar, ligar, unirse
Catalanencollar, enjovar, junyir, unir-se
Nounsyokestable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
yokea connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
yokesupport consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
English > yoke: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningput a yoke on or join with a yoke.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Yoke the draft horses together"
Categoryanimal husbandryBreeding and caring for farm animals
Narrowerinspanattach a yoke or harness to
BroaderattachCause to be attached
OppositeunyokeRemove the yoke from
Spanishuncir
Catalanenjovar, junyir
Nounsyokestable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
yokesupport consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end

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