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1. cope

verb. ['ˈkoʊp'] come to terms with.

Synonyms

  • grapple
  • improvise
  • scrape by
  • make do
  • squeak by
  • squeeze by
  • match
  • act
  • deal
  • move
  • rub along
  • hack
  • scratch along
  • cope with
  • fend
  • get by
  • meet
  • contend
  • manage
  • cut
  • make out
  • extemporize

Antonyms

  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • capa (Latin)
  • coupen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • couper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Cope

  • strope
  • swope
  • slope
  • grope
  • groep
  • elope
  • tope
  • sope
  • soap
  • shope
  • schoepp
  • schoepf
  • schoepe
  • rope
  • pope
  • nope
  • mope
  • lope
  • kope
  • koeppe
  • koepp
  • koep
  • knope
  • hope
  • dope

Example sentences of the word cope


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
People cope with the loss of a loved one with a range of emotions and responses.

2. Verb, base form
Death is a difficult thing to cope with regardless of one's religion or background.

Quotes containing the word cope


1. Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.
- Allen Klein

2. As comedians, we are all laughing because life is so horrible. Life is so difficult, and I cope with it by making jokes about absolutely everything.
- Joan Rivers

3. I try to cope with everything through humor.
- Gail Porter

2. cope

noun. ['ˈkoʊp'] a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions.

Antonyms

  • disagree

Etymology

  • capa (Latin)
  • coupen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • couper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. cope

noun. ['ˈkoʊp'] brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall.

Synonyms

  • brick
  • header
  • coping

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • juvenile
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • capa (Latin)
  • coupen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • couper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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