Coped
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. [1913 Webster]

2. To encounter; to meet; to have to do with. [1913 Webster]

Horatio, thou art e'en as just a man As e'er my conversation coped withal. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Host coped with host, dire was the din of war. --Philips. [1913 Webster]

Their generals have not been able to cope with the troops of Athens. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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