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8 definitions found
 for cope
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cope \Cope\, v. t. (Falconry)
     To pare the beak or talons of (a hawk). --J. H. Walsh.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cope \Cope\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coped (k[=o]pt); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Coping.] [OE. copen, coupen, to buy, bargain, prob. from
     D. koopen to buy, orig., to bargain. See Cheap.]
     1. To exchange or barter. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     2. To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.
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              Horatio, thou art e'en as just a man
              As e'er my conversation coped withal. --Shak.
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     3. 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.
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              Host coped with host, dire was the din of war.
                                                    --Philips.
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              Their generals have not been able to cope with the
              troops of Athens.                     --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cope \Cope\ (k[=o]p), n. [A doublet of cape. See Cape, Cap.]
     1. A covering for the head. [Obs.] --Johnson.
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     2. 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. "The starry cope of heaven." --Milton.
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     3. 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. --Piers plowman.
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              A hundred and sixty priests all in their copes.
                                                    --Bp. Burnet.
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     4. An ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the
        lead mines in Derbyshire, England.
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     5. (Founding) The top part of a flask or mold; the outer part
        of a loam mold. --Knight. De Colange.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cope \Cope\, v. t.
     1. To bargain for; to buy. [Obs.]
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     2. To make return for; to requite; to repay. [Obs.]
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              three thousand ducats due unto the Jew,
              We freely cope your courteous pains withal. --Shak.
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     3. To match one's self against; to meet; to encounter.
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              I love to cope him in these sullen fits. --Shak.
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              They say he yesterday coped Hector in the battle,
              and struck him down.                  --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cope \Cope\, v. i.
     To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow. [Obs.]
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           Some bending down and coping toward the earth.
                                                    --Holland.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cope
      n 1: brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall [syn:
           header, coping, cope]
      2: a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial
         occasions
      v 1: come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas";
           "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day" [syn:
           cope, get by, make out, make do, contend,
           grapple, deal, manage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "cope":
     apply to, blanket, block, canopy, challenge, cloak, clothe, cloud,
     come through, compete, compete with, contend against, contend with,
     cope with, cover, cover up, cowl, curtain, deal with, dispose of,
     do with, eclipse, eke out, emulate, film, get along, get along on,
     get by, get by on, handle, hood, jockey, keep afloat, lay on,
     lay over, make do, make ends meet, make out, makeshift, manage,
     manage with, mantle, mask, meet, muffle, obduce, obscure, occult,
     outvie, overlay, overspread, put on, rival, scrape along, screen,
     scum, shield, spread over, subsist, superimpose, superpose,
     survive, test one another, veil, vie, vie with, withstand
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cope, SC -- U.S. town in South Carolina
     Population (2000):    107
     Housing Units (2000): 46
     Land area (2000):     0.247869 sq. miles (0.641977 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.247869 sq. miles (0.641977 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            16720
     Located within:       South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
     Location:             33.377510 N, 81.007736 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     29038
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cope, SC
      Cope
  

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