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1. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time.

Synonyms

  • pedestrian traffic
  • commuter traffic
  • foot traffic
  • air traffic
  • vehicular traffic
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • vehicle traffic
  • collection

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • buy
  • downtick
  • uptick

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Traffic Cop

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  • kropp
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  • drop
  • cropp
  • crop
  • atop
  • yopp
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  • tschopp
  • topp
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  • sopp
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  • shoppe
  • shop

Example sentences of the word traffic-cop


1. Noun Phrase
As with many professions, pay for a New York City traffic cop increases over time.

2. Noun Phrase
Think of inhibitory neurons as the traffic cops of the brain.

3. Noun Phrase
If there's no traffic cop around, the traffic will run freely, like normal.

2. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] buying and selling; especially illicit trade.

Synonyms

  • commercialism
  • slave traffic
  • mercantilism
  • simony
  • drug trafficking
  • drug traffic
  • narcotraffic
  • barratry
  • slave trade

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • noncommercial
  • payment
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

3. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with').

Synonyms

  • relation
  • interchange
  • dealings
  • reciprocation

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

4. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time.

Synonyms

  • communicating

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • descendant

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

5. traffic

verb. ['ˈtræfɪk'] trade or deal a commodity.

Synonyms

  • trade

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • export

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

6. traffic

verb. ['ˈtræfɪk'] deal illegally.

Synonyms

  • trade

Antonyms

  • sell

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

7. cop

noun. ['ˈkɑːp'] uncomplimentary terms for a policeman.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • officer
  • copper
  • pig
  • police officer
  • policeman

Antonyms

  • give
  • let go of
  • fail
  • detach

Etymology

  • cop (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coppe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cop

verb. ['ˈkɑːp'] take by theft.

Synonyms

  • snitch
  • knock off
  • hook
  • glom
  • steal

Antonyms

  • depress
  • lower
  • deteriorate
  • worsen

Etymology

  • cop (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coppe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cop

verb. ['ˈkɑːp'] take into custody.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • nab
  • clutch
  • collar
  • apprehend
  • nail
  • arrest
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • attack
  • repel

Etymology

  • cop (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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