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Definition of Stoop

Stoop
Stoop 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. --Dryden. 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; shrink.
Stoop
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 Stoop, n. [Cf. Icel. staup a knobby lump.] A post fixed in the earth. [Prov. Eng.]
Stoop
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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