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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cope /ˈkop/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cope /ˈkop/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cope n.
 1. A covering for the head. [Obs.]
 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.”
 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.
    A hundred and sixty priests all in their copes.   --Bp. Burnet.
 4. An ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the lead mines in Derbyshire, England.
 5. Founding The top part of a flask or mold; the outer part of a loam mold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cope, v. i. To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow. [Obs.]
    Some bending down and coping toward the earth.   --Holland.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cope, v. t. Falconry To pare the beak or talons of (a hawk).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cope, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coped p. pr. & vb. n. Coping.]
 1. To exchange or barter. [Obs.]
 2. To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.
 Horatio, thou art e'en as just a man
 As e'er my conversation coped withal.   --Shak.
 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.
    Host coped with host, dire was the din of war.   --Philips.
    Their generals have not been able to cope with the troops of Athens.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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