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1. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment.

Synonyms

  • garment
  • tucker
  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • de-energize

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Yoke

  • provoke
  • misspoke
  • stroke
  • revoke
  • invoke
  • stoke
  • spoke
  • snoke
  • smoke
  • smoak
  • schroeck
  • schmoke
  • laroque
  • larocque
  • evoke
  • droke
  • croke
  • croak
  • cloke
  • cloak
  • broke
  • bloke
  • baroque
  • awoke
  • yolk
  • yoak
  • wouk
  • wolk
  • woke
  • szoke

Example sentences of the word yoke


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hold the yoke over the jar and poke a hole in the bottom of the sac.

2. Verb, past tense
To make this adjustment, simply loosen the two brush hog yoke linkage bolts and wiggle the linkage.

3. Adjective
Lower class citizens included the zeugitai or "yoke men."

Quotes containing the word yoke


1. O, hereWill I set up my everlasting rest,And shake the yoke of inauspicious starsFrom this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last!Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O youThe doors of breath, seal with a righteous kissA dateless bargain to engrossing death!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

2. Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

3. Zsoronga, Sorweel was beginning to realize, possessed the enviable ability to yoke his conviction to his need — to believe, absolutely, whatever his heart required. For Sorweel, belief and want always seemed like ropes too short to bind together, forcing him to play the knot as a result.
- R. Scott Bakker, The White Luck Warrior

2. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team.

Synonyms

  • tack
  • saddlery

Antonyms

  • wife
  • husband
  • divide

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. yoke

verb. ['ˈjoʊk'] link with or as with a yoke.

Synonyms

  • attach

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end.

Antonyms

  • call option

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke.

Antonyms

  • undergarment

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] two items of the same kind.

Synonyms

  • twosome
  • two
  • mate
  • doubleton
  • deuce
  • pair
  • brace
  • couplet
  • fellow
  • duet
  • couple
  • dyad
  • II
  • 2
  • span
  • twain
  • duo
  • duad

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • undress
  • overdress
  • refresh

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. yoke

verb. ['ˈjoʊk'] become joined or linked together.

Synonyms

  • conjoin

Antonyms

  • immateriality
  • incorporeality

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together.

Synonyms

  • connection
  • connexion
  • connecter
  • connective
  • connector

Antonyms

  • female
  • woman
  • nonmember
  • uncouple

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. yoke

noun. ['ˈjoʊk'] an oppressive power.

Antonyms

  • conductor

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. yoke

verb. ['ˈjoʊk'] put a yoke on or join with a yoke.

Synonyms

  • attach

Antonyms

  • outspan
  • detach

Etymology

  • geoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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