Synonyms of cope in English:


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1‘her elderly parents can no longer cope alone’

manage, survive, subsist, look after oneself, fend for oneself, shift for oneself, stand on one's own two feet, carry on, get through, get on, get along, get by, muddle through, muddle along, scrape by, bear up, make the grade, come through, hold one's own, keep one's end up, keep one's head above water, keep the wolf from the door, weather the storm
informal make out, hack it, paddle one's own canoe
informal rub along


    cope with

    ‘the agency helps people to cope with bereavement’

    deal with, handle, manage, address, face, face up to, confront, tackle, sort out, take care of, take in hand, get to grips with, contend with, grapple with, wrestle with, struggle with, tussle with
    put up with, get through, weather, endure, withstand, stand up to, bear, brave, accept, come to terms with
    master, overcome, surmount, get over, get the better of, beat
    informal stomach, swallow