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English noun: cope

1. cope (artifact) brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall

Synonymscoping, header

Broader (hypernym)brick

Part meronymwall

2. cope (artifact) a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions

Broader (hypernym)cloak

English verb: cope

1. cope (social) come to terms with

SamplesWe got by on just a gallon of gas.
They made do on half a loaf of bread every day.

Synonymscontend, deal, get by, grapple, make do, make out, manage

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)act, move

Narrower (hyponym)cope with, cut, extemporize, fend, hack, improvise, match, meet, rub along, scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by

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