- 1 to deal successfully with something difficult synonym manage
- 2 I got to the stage where I wasn't coping any more. cope with something He wasn't able to cope with the stresses and strains of the job. Desert plants are adapted to cope with extreme heat.
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NAmE//koʊp//[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cope
he / she / it copes
past simple coped
-ing form coping