Synonyms of yoke
1 oppressionDictionary • People are suffering under the yoke of capitalism.
slavery • My people have survived 300 years of slavery.
bondage • A terrible life of bondage was compounded by a guilty secret.
servitude • a life of servitude
enslavement • The enslavement of the African people is one of the biggest crimes in history.
2 harnessDictionary • He put a yoke around his body and pulled along the cart.
harness • Always check that the straps of the harness are properly adjusted.
chain • The dogs were growling and pulling at their chains.
link • They hope to cement close links with Moscow.
tie • little empire-line coats with ribbon ties
1 uniteDictionary • They are yoked by money and votes.
unite • They have agreed to unite their efforts to bring peace.
join • The opened link is used to join the two ends of the chain.
link • the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France
tie • He tied the ends of the plastic bag together.
bond • Strips of wood are bonded together and moulded by machine.
bind • Bind the ends of the card together with thread.
connect • There is no evidence to connect him to the robberies.
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bindIf you bind something or someone, you tie rope, string, tape, or other material around them so that they are held firmly.
• Bind the ends of the card together with thread.
bondWhen one thing bonds with another, it sticks to it or becomes joined to it in some way. You can also say that two things bond together, or that something bonds them together.
• Strips of wood are bonded together and moulded by machine.
bondageBondage is the condition of being someone's property and having to work for them.
• A terrible life of bondage was compounded by a guilty secret.
Thesaurus for yoke from the Collins English Thesaurus
a wooden frame, usually consisting of a bar with an oxbow or similar collar-like piece at either end, for attaching to the necks of a pair of draught animals, esp oxen, so that they can be worked as a team