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StoopStoop Stoop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Stooped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Stooping.] [OE. stoupen; akin to AS. st?pian, OD. stuypen,
Icel. st[=u]pa, Sw. stupa to fall, to tilt. Cf 5th Steep.]
1. To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward;
to bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or
walking; to assume habitually a bent position.
2. To yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume
a position of humility or subjection.
Mighty in her ships stood Carthage long, . . . Yet
stooped to Rome, less wealthy, but more strong.
These are arts, my prince, In which your Zama does
not stoop to Rome. --Addison.
3. To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend. ``She
stoops to conquer.' --Goldsmith.
Where men of great wealth stoop to husbandry, it
multiplieth riches exceedingly. --Bacon.
4. To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to
souse; to swoop.
The bird of Jove, stooped from his a["e]ry tour, Two
birds of gayest plume before him drove. --Milton.
5. To sink when on the wing; to alight.
And stoop with closing pinions from above. --Dryden.
Cowering low With blandishment, each bird stooped on
his wing. --Milton.
Syn: To lean; yield; submit; condescend; descend; cower;
Stoop Stoop, n. [D. stoep.] (Arch.)
Originally, a covered porch with seats, at a house door; the
Dutch stoep as introduced by the Dutch into New York.
Afterward, an out-of-door flight of stairs of from seven to
fourteen steps, with platform and parapets, leading to an
entrance door some distance above the street; the French
perron. Hence, any porch, platform, entrance stairway, or
small veranda, at a house door. [U. S.]
Stoop Stoop, n. [Cf. Icel. staup a knobby lump.]
A post fixed in the earth. [Prov. Eng.]
Stoop Stoop, v. t.
1. To bend forward and downward; to bow down; as, to stoop
the body. ``Have stooped my neck.' --Shak.
2. To cause to incline downward; to slant; as, to stoop a
cask of liquor.
3. To cause to submit; to prostrate. [Obs.]
Many of those whose states so tempt thine ears Are
stooped by death; and many left alive. --Chapman.
4. To degrade. [Obs.] --Shak.
Meaning of Stoop from wikipedia
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