|cope /ˈkoʊp/ verb [no object]|
inflected forms: copes; coped; coping
: to deal with problems and difficult situations and try to come up with solutions • The trial has been difficult, but I'm learning to cope.— often followed by with • You'll just have to cope with the situation. • The book is about coping with stress. • He says he can no longer cope with the demands of the job.
— coping adjective, always used before a noun • copingskills/strategies [=skills/strategies that help a person cope]
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