unyoke


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un·yoke

 (ŭn-yōk′)
v. un·yoked, un·yok·ing, un·yokes
v.tr.
1. To release from or as if from a yoke.
2. To separate; disjoin.
v.intr.
1. To remove a yoke.
2. Archaic To stop working.

unyoke

(ʌnˈjəʊk)
vb
1. to release (an animal, etc) from a yoke
2. (tr) to set free; liberate
3. (tr) to disconnect or separate
4. (intr) archaic to cease working

unyoke


Past participle: unyoked
Gerund: unyoking

Imperative
unyoke
unyoke
Present
I unyoke
you unyoke
he/she/it unyokes
we unyoke
you unyoke
they unyoke
Preterite
I unyoked
you unyoked
he/she/it unyoked
we unyoked
you unyoked
they unyoked
Present Continuous
I am unyoking
you are unyoking
he/she/it is unyoking
we are unyoking
you are unyoking
they are unyoking
Present Perfect
I have unyoked
you have unyoked
he/she/it has unyoked
we have unyoked
you have unyoked
they have unyoked
Past Continuous
I was unyoking
you were unyoking
he/she/it was unyoking
we were unyoking
you were unyoking
they were unyoking
Past Perfect
I had unyoked
you had unyoked
he/she/it had unyoked
we had unyoked
you had unyoked
they had unyoked
Future
I will unyoke
you will unyoke
he/she/it will unyoke
we will unyoke
you will unyoke
they will unyoke
Future Perfect
I will have unyoked
you will have unyoked
he/she/it will have unyoked
we will have unyoked
you will have unyoked
they will have unyoked
Future Continuous
I will be unyoking
you will be unyoking
he/she/it will be unyoking
we will be unyoking
you will be unyoking
they will be unyoking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unyoking
you have been unyoking
he/she/it has been unyoking
we have been unyoking
you have been unyoking
they have been unyoking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unyoking
you will have been unyoking
he/she/it will have been unyoking
we will have been unyoking
you will have been unyoking
they will have been unyoking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unyoking
you had been unyoking
he/she/it had been unyoking
we had been unyoking
you had been unyoking
they had been unyoking
Conditional
I would unyoke
you would unyoke
he/she/it would unyoke
we would unyoke
you would unyoke
they would unyoke
Past Conditional
I would have unyoked
you would have unyoked
he/she/it would have unyoked
we would have unyoked
you would have unyoked
they would have unyoked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unyoke - remove the yoke from; "unyoke the cow"
animal husbandry - breeding and caring for farm animals
unhitch - unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch
outspan - remove the yoke or harness from; "outspan the draft animals"
yoke - put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together"
Translations

unyoke

[ˈʌnˈjəʊk] VTdesuncir

unyoke

vtausspannen; he unyoked his oxen from the plougher spannte seine Ochsen aus
References in classic literature ?
After that, let your men rest their poor knees and unyoke your pair of oxen.
The ploughman upon the first appearance of it unyokes his oxen, and betakes himself with them into covert.
In terms of his intellectual development, however, this disillusionment was a blessing, allowing him to unyoke his true concerns from the official cause of "youth" (and by 1914, he wasn't so young any more).
And shall these hands, so lately purged of blood, So newly joined in love, so strong in both, Unyoke this seizure and this kind regreet ?