copeverb [ I ]uk /kəʊp/ us /koʊp/
- Will she be able to cope with the work?
- The hostages had been confined for so long that they couldn't cope with the outside world.
- Get a good night's sleep and you'll feel better able to cope.
- The teacher said that he found it difficult to cope with a class of disaffected teenagers.
- The emergency services are working at full stretch today to cope with the accident.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- balancing act
- be left holding the baby idiom
- bear up
- bite off more than you can chew idiom
- keep the wolf from the door idiom
- keep your head above water idiom
- keep/hold your end up idiom
- live (from) hand to mouth idiom
- live to fight another day idiom
- take sth in your stride idiom