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coop

(ko͞op)
n.
1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
3. Slang A jail or prison.
tr.v. cooped, coop·ing, coops
1. To confine or keep (poultry, for example) in a coop.
2. To confine in a small or cramped space. Often used with up: was cooped up in the cabin during the storm.
Idiom:
fly (or blow) the coop
To make a getaway; escape.

[Middle English coupe, possibly from Middle Dutch kūpe, basket, tub, from Germanic *kūpōn, possibly from Latin cūpa, cask; see cupola.]

coop

(kuːp)
n
1. (Agriculture) a cage or small enclosure for poultry or small animals
2. a small narrow place of confinement, esp a prison cell
3. (Angling) a wicker basket for catching fish
vb
(tr; often foll by up or in) to confine in a restricted area
[C15: probably from Middle Low German kūpe basket, tub; related to Latin cūpa cask, vat]

coop

(ˈkəʊˌɒp) or

co-op

n
(Commerce) a cooperative, cooperative society, or shop run by a cooperative society

coop

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) a cooperative

co-op

(ˈkoʊ ɒp)

n.
a cooperative enterprise, building, or apartment.
Idioms:
go co-op, (of an apartment building) to convert to a cooperative.
[1860–65; by shortening]
co′-op•er, n.

coop

(kup, kʊp)

n.
1. an enclosure or cage in which poultry or small animals are penned.
2. a confined space.
3. Slang. prison.
v.t.
4. to place in or as if in a coop (often fol. by up).
Idioms:
fly the coop, to escape.
[1250–1300; Middle English coupe basket, perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian kaup wooden can; akin to Old English cȳpa basket]

coop


Past participle: cooped
Gerund: cooping

Imperative
coop
coop
Present
I coop
you coop
he/she/it coops
we coop
you coop
they coop
Preterite
I cooped
you cooped
he/she/it cooped
we cooped
you cooped
they cooped
Present Continuous
I am cooping
you are cooping
he/she/it is cooping
we are cooping
you are cooping
they are cooping
Present Perfect
I have cooped
you have cooped
he/she/it has cooped
we have cooped
you have cooped
they have cooped
Past Continuous
I was cooping
you were cooping
he/she/it was cooping
we were cooping
you were cooping
they were cooping
Past Perfect
I had cooped
you had cooped
he/she/it had cooped
we had cooped
you had cooped
they had cooped
Future
I will coop
you will coop
he/she/it will coop
we will coop
you will coop
they will coop
Future Perfect
I will have cooped
you will have cooped
he/she/it will have cooped
we will have cooped
you will have cooped
they will have cooped
Future Continuous
I will be cooping
you will be cooping
he/she/it will be cooping
we will be cooping
you will be cooping
they will be cooping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cooping
you have been cooping
he/she/it has been cooping
we have been cooping
you have been cooping
they have been cooping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cooping
you will have been cooping
he/she/it will have been cooping
we will have been cooping
you will have been cooping
they will have been cooping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cooping
you had been cooping
he/she/it had been cooping
we had been cooping
you had been cooping
they had been cooping
Conditional
I would coop
you would coop
he/she/it would coop
we would coop
you would coop
they would coop
Past Conditional
I would have cooped
you would have cooped
he/she/it would have cooped
we would have cooped
you would have cooped
they would have cooped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coop - a farm building for housing poultrycoop - a farm building for housing poultry
farm building - a building on a farm
2.coop - an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be keptcoop - an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
birdcage - a cage in which a bird can be kept
enclosure - a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
hutch - a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals
squirrel cage - cage with a cylindrical framework that rotates as a small animal runs inside it

coop

noun pen, pound, box, cage, enclosure, hutch, corral (chiefly U.S. & Canad.) Behind the house, the pair set up a chicken coop.
coop someone up confine, imprison, shut up, impound, pound, pen, cage, immure He was cooped up in a cell with ten other inmates.

coop

noun
Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
verb
To confine within a limited area.In or up:
cage, enclose, fence (in), immure, mew (up), pen, shut in, shut up, wall (in or up).
Translations
حَظيره، قُن
kleckurník
bur
tyúkketrec
búr, stía
laikyti uždarius
murdssprosts

coop

[kuːp] Ngallinero m
coop up VT + ADVencerrar

coop

[ˈkuːp]
n (for chickens, hens)poulailler m
to fly the coop → se faire la malle
coop up
vtcloîtrer, enfermer

coop

n (also hen coop)Hühnerstall m; to fly the coop (fig inf)sich aus dem Staub machen (inf)

coop

[kuːp] nstia
coop up vt + adv (fig) → rinchiudere

coop

(kuːp) noun
a box or cage for keeping fowls or small animals in. a chicken-coop.
coop up
to shut into a small place. We've been cooped up in this tiny room for hours.