(noun, verb)


1. fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment

Definition categories: man–made, cloth, fabric, material, textile

2. an oppressive power

- under the yoke of a tyrant

- they threw off the yoke of domination

Definition categories: state, oppression

3. two items of the same kind

Similar word(s): brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome

Definition categories: quantity, deuce, two

4. a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke

- pulled by a yoke of oxen

Definition categories: group, pair

5. support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end

Definition categories: man–made, support

6. a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together

Similar word(s): coupling

Definition categories: man–made, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion

7. stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team

Definition categories: man–made, saddlery, tack


1. become joined or linked together

Definition categories: contact, conjoin, join

2. link with or as with a yoke

- yoke the oxen together

Similar word(s): link

Definition categories: contact, attach

3. put a yoke on or join with a yoke

- Yoke the draft horses together

Definition categories: contact, attach