Definitions for copekoʊp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

copekoʊp(v.)coped, cop•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to struggle esp. on fairly even terms or with some degree of success (usu. fol. by with):

    I will try to cope with his rudeness.

  2. to face and deal with responsibilities or problems esp. calmly or adequately:

    After his breakdown he couldn't cope any longer.

  3. Archaic. to come into contact; meet.

  4. (v.t.)Obs. to encounter.

Origin of cope:

1300–50; < OF couper to strike, der. of coupcoup

copekoʊp(n.; v.)coped, cop•ing.

  1. (n.)a long mantle worn by an ecclesiastic, esp. in processions.

    Category: Religion, Clothing

  2. any cloaklike or canopylike covering.

    Category: Clothing

  3. Category: Building Trades

    Ref: coping.

  4. (v.t.)to furnish with a cope or coping.

Origin of cope:

1175–1225; ME < ML cāpa, var. of cappacap1

copekoʊp(v.t.)coped, cop•ing.

  1. to cut to fit against a molding, as with a coping saw.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of cope:

1565–75; < F couper to cut; see cope1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. header, coping, cope(noun)

    brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall

  2. cope(verb)

    a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions

  3. cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage(verb)

    come to terms with

    "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cope(verb)ʊp

    to manage to deal with sth difficult

    How do you cope with six kids?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cope(noun)

    a covering for the head

  2. Cope(noun)

    anything regarded as extended over the head, as the arch or concave of the sky, the roof of a house, the arch over a door

  3. Cope(noun)

    an ecclesiastical vestment or cloak, semicircular in form, reaching from the shoulders nearly to the feet, and open in front except at the top, where it is united by a band or clasp. It is worn in processions and on some other occasions

  4. Cope(noun)

    an ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the lead mines in Derbyshire, England

  5. Cope(noun)

    the top part of a flask or mold; the outer part of a loam mold

  6. Cope(verb)

    to form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow

  7. Cope(verb)

    to pare the beak or talons of (a hawk)

  8. Cope(verb)

    to exchange or barter

  9. Cope(verb)

    to encounter; to meet; to have to do with

  10. Cope(verb)

    to enter into or maintain a hostile contest; to struggle; to combat; especially, to strive or contend on equal terms or with success; to match; to equal; -- usually followed by with

  11. Cope(verb)

    to bargain for; to buy

  12. Cope(verb)

    to make return for; to requite; to repay

  13. Cope(verb)

    to match one's self against; to meet; to encounter

Freebase

  1. Cope

    The cope is a liturgical vestment, more precisely a long mantle or cloak, open in front and fastened at the breast with a band or clasp. It may be of any liturgical colour. A cope may be worn by any rank of the clergy, and also by lay ministers in certain circumstances. If worn by a bishop, it is generally accompanied by a mitre. The clasp, which is often highly ornamented, is called a morse. In art, angels are often shown wearing copes, especially in Early Netherlandish painting.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cope' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2705

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cope' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1707

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cope' in Verbs Frequency: #397


Translations for cope

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cope(verb)

to manage; to deal with successfully

I can't cope with all this work.

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