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Definition of Cope

Cope

  1. A covering for the head.
  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.
  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.
  4. An ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the lead mines in Derbyshire, England.
  5. The top part of a flask or mold; the outer part of a loam mold.
  6. To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow.
  7. To pare the beak or talons of (a hawk).
  8. To exchange or barter.
  9. To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.
  10. 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. To bargain for; to buy.
  12. To make return for; to requite; to repay.
  13. To match one's self against; to meet; to encounter.

Cope Quotations

If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.
Kris Carr

True respect means taking other people's beliefs seriously and assuming they are adult and intelligent enough to be able to cope with it if you tell them, clearly and civility, why you think they are totally, utterly and disastrously wrong.
Julian Baggini

It was Jesus who gave me peace when the shark severed my arm. I trust in Jesus whenever I'm going through a hard time. I see all the beautiful things that have come out of my situation. I'm able to share my story with young girls who have few role models, and I can help others cope with what they have been through.
Bethany Hamilton

This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it.
Charlie Chaplin

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.
Miriam Makeba
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Cope Translations

cope in Norwegian is greie
cope in Spanish is capa pluvial
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