1. To contend or deal with,especially on fairly even terms or with a degree of success
2. To face responsibilities , difficulties or problems especially in a calm or successful manner
3. a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions

Origin of the word-Middle English coupen Anglo-French, Old French couper to strike, derivative of coup.Coup refers to a sudden takeover of power or leadership. Hence remember the sentence-It is really difficult to cope with a coup.

1. “Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness,” warns Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung.
2. Annie is learning to cope with her disease that prevents her from doing things she could do before she caught it.

3. These are just a few of the terms and issues online teachers must cope with as they blaze their path through the world of online teaching.

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