Transitive Verbs Starting with Y

Yank (v. t.) To twitch; to jerk.

Yard (v. t.) To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.

Yearn (v. t.) To pain; to grieve; to vex.

Yell (v. t.) To utter or declare with a yell; to proclaim in a loud tone.

Yellow (v. t.) To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.

Yend (v. t.) To throw; to cast.

Yerk (v. t.) To throw or thrust with a sudden, smart movement; to kick or strike suddenly; to jerk.

Yerk (v. t.) To strike or lash with a whip.

Yield (v. t.) To give in return for labor expended; to produce, as payment or interest on what is expended or invested; to pay; as, money at interest yields six or seven per cent.

Yield (v. t.) To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth.

Yield (v. t.) To give up, as something that is claimed or demanded; to make over to one who has a claim or right; to resign; to surrender; to relinquish; as a city, an opinion, etc.

Yield (v. t.) To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.

Yield (v. t.) To permit; to grant; as, to yield passage.

Yield (v. t.) To give a reward to; to bless.

Yoke (v. t.) To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen.

Yoke (v. t.) To couple; to join with another.

Yoke (v. t.) To enslave; to bring into bondage; to restrain; to confine.

Yot (v. t.) To unite closely.

Yote (v. t.) To pour water on; to soak in, or mix with, water.

Yuck (v. t.) To scratch.

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