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Cope vs. Copy

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Copeverb

(intransitive) To deal effectively with something, especially if difficult.

‘I thought I would never be able to cope with life after the amputation, but I have learned how to be happy again.’;

Copynoun

The result of copying; an identical duplicate of an original.

‘Please bring me the copies of those reports.’;

Copeverb

To cut and form a mitred joint in wood or metal.

Copynoun

An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality.

‘That handbag is a copy. You can tell because the buckle is different.’;

Copeverb

(falconry) To clip the beak or talons of a bird.

Copynoun

(journalism) The text that is to be typeset.

Copeverb

(transitive) To cover (a joint or structure) with coping.

Copynoun

(journalism) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy.

Copeverb

(intransitive) To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow.

Copynoun

The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services.

Copeverb

(obsolete) To bargain for; to buy.

Copynoun

(uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.

‘Submit all copy to the appropriate editor.’;

Copeverb

(obsolete) To exchange or barter.

Copynoun

A school work pad.

‘Tim got in trouble for forgetting his maths copy.’;

Copeverb

(obsolete) To make return for; to requite; to repay.

Copynoun

A printed edition of a book or magazine.

‘Have you seen the latest copy of "Newsweek" yet?’; ‘The library has several copies of the Bible.’;

Copeverb

(obsolete) To match oneself against; to meet; to encounter.

Copynoun

Writing paper of a particular size, called also bastard.

Copeverb

(obsolete) To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.

Copynoun

(obsolete) That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example.

‘His virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.’;

Copenoun

A long, loose cloak worn by a priest, deacon, or bishop when presiding over a ceremony other than the Mass.

Copynoun

(obsolete) An abundance or plenty of anything.

Copenoun

Any covering such as a canopy or a mantle.

Copynoun

(obsolete) copyhold; tenure; lease

Copenoun

(literary) The vault or canopy of the skies, heavens etc.

Copynoun

(genetics) The result of gene or chromosomal duplication.

Copenoun

(construction) A covering piece on top of a wall exposed to the weather, usually made of metal, masonry, or stone, and sloped to carry off water.

Copyverb

(transitive) To produce an object identical to a given object.

‘Please copy these reports for me.’;

Copenoun

(foundry) The top part of a sand casting mold.

Copyverb

To place a copy of an object in memory for later use.

‘First copy the files, and then paste them in another directory.’;

Copenoun

An ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the lead mines in Derbyshire, England.

Copyverb

(transitive) To imitate.

‘Don't copy my dance moves.’; ‘Mom, he's copying me!’;

Copenoun

A covering for the head.

Copyverb

To receive a transmission successfully.

‘Do you copy?’;

Copenoun

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.

Copynoun

An abundance or plenty of anything.

‘She was blessed with no more copy of wit, but to serve his humor thus.’;

Copenoun

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.’;

Copynoun

An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue.

‘I have not the vanity to think my copy equal to the original.’;

Copenoun

An ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the lead mines in Derbyshire, England.

Copynoun

An individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of the works of Addison.

Copenoun

The top part of a flask or mold; the outer part of a loam mold.

Copynoun

That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.

‘Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the letters.’;

Copeverb

To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow.

‘Some bending down and coping toward the earth.’;

Copynoun

Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.

Copeverb

To pare the beak or talons of (a hawk).

Copynoun

A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard. See under Paper.

Copeverb

To exchange or barter.

Copynoun

Copyhold; tenure; lease.

Copeverb

To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.

‘Horatio, thou art e'en as just a manAs e'er my conversation coped withal.’;

Copyverb

To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, etc.; - often with out, sometimes with off.

‘I like the work well; ere it be demanded(As like enough it will), I'd have it copied.’; ‘Let this be copied out,And keep it safe for our remembrance.’;

Copeverb

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.’; ‘Their generals have not been able to cope with the troops of Athens.’;

Copyverb

To imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life.

‘We copy instinctively the voices of our companions, their accents, and their modes of pronunciation.’;

Copeverb

To bargain for; to buy.

Copyverb

To make a copy or copies; to imitate.

Copeverb

To make return for; to requite; to repay.

‘three thousand ducats due unto the Jew,We freely cope your courteous pains withal.’;

Copyverb

To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well.

‘Some . . . never fail, when they copy, to follow the bad as well as the good things.’;

Copeverb

To match one's self against; to meet; to encounter.

‘I love to cope him in these sullen fits.’; ‘They say he yesterday coped Hector in the battle, and struck him down.’;

Copynoun

a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

Copenoun

brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall

Copynoun

a secondary representation of an original;

‘she made a copy of the designer dress’;

Copeverb

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’;

Copynoun

matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

Cope

The cope (known in Latin as pluviale 'rain coat' or cappa 'cape') is a liturgical vestment, more precisely a long mantle or cloak, open in front and fastened at the breast with a band or clasp. It may be of any liturgical colour.

Copynoun

material suitable for a journalistic account;

‘catastrophes make good copy’;

Copyverb

copy down as is;

‘The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over’;

Copyverb

reproduce someone's behavior or looks;

‘The mime imitated the passers-by’; ‘Children often copy their parents or older siblings’;

Copyverb

biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of;

‘replicate the cell’; ‘copy the genetic information’;

Copyverb

make a replica of;

‘copy that drawing’; ‘re-create a picture by Rembrandt’;

Copynoun

a thing made to be similar or identical to another

‘the problem is telling which is the original document and which the copy’;

Copynoun

a single specimen of a particular book, record, or other publication or issue

‘the record has sold more than a million copies’;

Copynoun

matter to be printed

‘copy for the next issue must be submitted by the beginning of the month’;

Copynoun

material for a newspaper or magazine article

‘it is an unfortunate truth of today's media that bad news makes good copy’;

Copynoun

the text of an advertisement

‘‘No more stubble—no more trouble,’ trumpeted their ad copy’;

Copynoun

a blank booklet or notebook used for schoolwork

‘you need a stock of exercise copies, A4 refill pads, and maths copies’; ‘examinees will not be allowed to take pens, copies, or water bottles inside the test centre’;

Copyverb

make a similar or identical version of; reproduce

‘each form had to be copied and sent to a different department’;

Copyverb

reproduce (data stored in one location) in another location

‘the command will copy a file from one disc to another’;

Copyverb

write out information that one has read or heard

‘I began to copy out the addresses’; ‘he copied the details into his notebook’;

Copyverb

send a copy of a letter or an email to (a third party)

‘I thought I'd copy to you this letter sent to the PR representative’;

Copyverb

send someone a copy of an email that is addressed to a third party

‘I attached the document and copied him in so he'd know it had been sent’;

Copyverb

imitate the style or behaviour of

‘lifestyles that were copied from Miami and Fifth Avenue’; ‘art students copied from approved old masters’;

Copyverb

hear or understand someone speaking on a radio transmitter

‘this is Edwards, do you copy, over’;

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