Synonyms for yoke


1. yoke, fabric, cloth, material, textile
usage: fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
2. yoke, oppression
usage: an oppressive power; "under the yoke of a tyrant"; "they threw off the yoke of domination"
3. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad, two, 2, II, deuce
usage: two items of the same kind
4. yoke, pair
usage: a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke; "pulled by a yoke of oxen"
5. yoke, support
usage: support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
6. yoke, coupling, connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
usage: a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
7. yoke, stable gear, saddlery, tack
usage: stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team


1. yoke, join, conjoin
usage: become joined or linked together
2. yoke, link, attach
usage: link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
3. yoke, attach
usage: put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together"
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