Synonyms of 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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Definition and meaning of yoke (Dictionary)