spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"
state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British
be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a good business sense"
Gold coin during the reign of James I (first worth 20 shillings and later 22)
join or combine; "We merged our resources"
become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups"
put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together"
link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
become joined or linked together
fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke; "pulled by a yoke of oxen"
two items of the same kind
an oppressive power; "under the yoke of a tyrant"; "they threw off the yoke of domination"