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yoke

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of yoke

  1. the state of being a slave a people able at last to throw off the yoke and to embrace freedom Synonyms bondage, enslavement, servility, servitude, thrall, thralldom (or thraldom), slaveryRelated Words peonage, serfdom; dependence (also dependance), subjection, subjugation; captivity, enchainment, imprisonment, incarcerationNear Antonyms emancipation, enfranchisement, liberation, manumission; autonomy, independence, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty)Antonyms freedom, liberty


yoke

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of yoke

  1. to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole yoked several ideas together to come up with a new theory Synonyms catenate, chain, compound, concatenate, conjugate, couple, hitch, hook, interconnect, interlink, join, link, connectRelated Words articulate, dovetail, integrate, interlock, intermesh; cord, string, wire; cement, coalesce, combine, fuse, unite, weldNear Antonyms detach, disengage, divide, part, split; cleave, rupture, sever, sunderAntonyms disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, separate, unchain, uncouple, unhitch, unlink, unyoke



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