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Meaning of cop

cop

Pronunciation: (kop), [key]
— copped, cop•ping.
  1. to catch; nab.
  2. to steal; filch.
  3. to buy (narcotics).
    1. to plead guilty or confess in return for receiving a lighter sentence.
    2. to plead guilty to a lesser charge as a means of bargaining one's way out of standing trial for a more serious charge; plea-bargain.
  4. He never copped out on a friend in need. You agreed to go, and you can't cop out now.
    1. to avoid one's responsibility, the fulfillment of a promise, etc.; renege; back out (often fol. by on or of&hasp;):He never copped out on a friend in need. You agreed to go, and you can't cop out now.
    2. cop a plea.

cop

Pronunciation: (kop), [key]
— n. Informal.
  1. a police officer.

cop

Pronunciation: (kop), [key]
— n.
  1. a conical mass of thread, yarn, etc., wound on a spindle.
  2. crest; tip.

COP

Pronunciation: [key]
— Thermodynam. Thermodynam.
  1. See

Cop.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Copernican.
  2. Coptic.

cop.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. copper.
  2. copyright; copyrighted.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • cop (Thesaurus)