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synonyms for cope with

  • bear
  • bite the bullet
  • brace
  • brave
  • confront
  • contend
  • endure
  • face
  • go to the mat
  • grapple with
  • make a stand
  • stomach
  • suffer
  • sustain
  • take
  • withstand
  • battle
  • challenge
  • clash
  • contend
  • contest
  • face
  • fight
  • play
  • spar
  • try
  • vie
  • wrestle
  • attempt
  • bandy
  • bid
  • collide
  • emulate
  • encounter
  • essay
  • fence
  • grapple
  • joust
  • oppose
  • rival
  • strive
  • struggle
  • tilt
  • tussle
  • be in the running
  • go after
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • go for the gold
  • in the hunt
  • jockey for position
  • lock horns
  • match strength
  • match wits
  • participate in
  • pit oneself against
  • run for
  • scramble for
  • seek prize
  • take on
  • take part
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How to use cope with in a sentence

And when ordinary fellows like you and me attempt to cope with their idiosyncrasies the result is bungling.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Constabulary was insufficient to cope with the marauders, and regular troops had to be sent to these provinces.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
This garrison arrived at the moment when the insurgents, confiding on the Governor's promise, were with-drawing.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Louis the Lusty fled before an insurrection that he did not think himself equal to cope with.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
So late home to supper and to bed, weary-with walking so long to no purpose in the Park to-day.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Chivey was not soft, but he was not competent to cope with such a keen spirit as this Spanish notary.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
And yet—can you understand it?With a tender smile and a tear, And a half-compassionate yearning,I felt her grown more dear.
SEPARATION AND SERVICEJAMES HUDSON TAYLOR
Yamba acted as cook and waitress, but after a time the work was more than she could cope with unaided.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Kenneth used always to admire you both so much for your ability to 'cope with a situation.'
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COPE WITH

  • bit the bullet
  • bore
  • braced
  • braved
  • confronted
  • contended
  • coped with
  • endured
  • faced
  • grappled with
  • made a stand
  • stomached
  • suffered
  • sustained
  • took
  • went to the mat
  • withstood
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.