American English

Definition of yoke verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    yoke

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//yoʊk//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they yoke
     
    he / she / it yokes
     
    past simple yoked
     
    -ing form yoking
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1to join two animals together with a yoke; to attach an animal to something with a yoke yoke A and B together A pair of oxen, yoked together, was used. yoke something to something an ox yoked to a plow
  2. 2[usually passive] yoke A and B together yoke something to something (formal) to bring two people, countries, ideas, etc. together so that they are forced into a close relationship The Hong Kong dollar was yoked to the American dollar for many years.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: yoke

Other results

All matches