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lope

 (lōp)
intr.v. loped, lop·ing, lopes
To run or ride with a steady, easy gait.
n.
A steady, easy gait.

[Middle English lopen, to leap, from Old Norse hlaupa.]

lop′er n.
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lope

(ləʊp)
vb
1. (intr) (of a person) to move or run with a long swinging stride
2. (intr) (of four-legged animals) to run with a regular bounding movement
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to cause (a horse) to canter with a long easy stride or (of a horse) to canter in this manner
n
a long steady gait or stride
[C15: from Old Norse hlaupa to leap; compare Middle Dutch lopen to run]
ˈloper n
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lope

(loʊp)

v. loped, lop•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to move or run with bounding steps, as a quadruped, or with a long, easy stride, as a person.
2. to canter leisurely with a long, easy stride, as a horse.
v.t.
3. to cause to lope.
n.
4. a long, easy stride.
[1325–75; Middle English loupen, lopen < Old Norse hlaupa or Middle Dutch lopen; see leap]
lop′er, n.
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lope


Past participle: loped
Gerund: loping

Imperative
lope
lope
Present
I lope
you lope
he/she/it lopes
we lope
you lope
they lope
Preterite
I loped
you loped
he/she/it loped
we loped
you loped
they loped
Present Continuous
I am loping
you are loping
he/she/it is loping
we are loping
you are loping
they are loping
Present Perfect
I have loped
you have loped
he/she/it has loped
we have loped
you have loped
they have loped
Past Continuous
I was loping
you were loping
he/she/it was loping
we were loping
you were loping
they were loping
Past Perfect
I had loped
you had loped
he/she/it had loped
we had loped
you had loped
they had loped
Future
I will lope
you will lope
he/she/it will lope
we will lope
you will lope
they will lope
Future Perfect
I will have loped
you will have loped
he/she/it will have loped
we will have loped
you will have loped
they will have loped
Future Continuous
I will be loping
you will be loping
he/she/it will be loping
we will be loping
you will be loping
they will be loping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been loping
you have been loping
he/she/it has been loping
we have been loping
you have been loping
they have been loping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been loping
you will have been loping
he/she/it will have been loping
we will have been loping
you will have been loping
they will have been loping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been loping
you had been loping
he/she/it had been loping
we had been loping
you had been loping
they had been loping
Conditional
I would lope
you would lope
he/she/it would lope
we would lope
you would lope
they would lope
Past Conditional
I would have loped
you would have loped
he/she/it would have loped
we would have loped
you would have loped
they would have loped
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lope - a slow pace of runninglope - a slow pace of running    
locomotion, travel - self-propelled movement
dogtrot - a steady trot like that of a dog
2.lope - a smooth three-beat gaitlope - a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
gait - a horse's manner of moving
Verb1.lope - run easily
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
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lope

verb stride, spring, bound, gallop, canter, lollop He was loping across the sand towards me.
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lope

verb
To move with a steady easy gait faster than a walk but slower than a run:
noun
A person's steady easy gait that is faster than a walk but slower than a run:
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Translations
يَجْري بِخُطُواتٍ واسِعَه
běžet dlouhými skokyklusat
galoppere
harppoa
fara á stökki, hlaupa léttilega
liuoksėti
aulekšotlēkšot
bežať dlhými skokmi
uzun adımlarla koşmak

lope

[ləʊp] VI to lope alongandar a grandes zancadas, correr dando grandes zancadas
to lope offalejarse con paso largo
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lope

[ˈləʊp] vicourir à grandes foulées souples
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lope

viin großen Sätzen springen; (hare)hoppeln; he loped along beside herer lief mit großen Schritten neben ihr her; to lope offdavonspringen
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lope

[ləʊp] vi to lope along/offprocedere/partire a grandi balzi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lope

(ləup) verb
to run with long steps.
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References in classic literature ?
At such times Buck did not attempt to stay him, but loped easily at his heels, satisfied with the way the game was played, lying down when the moose stood still, attacking him fiercely when he strove to eat or drink.
As the horseman wheeled his animal and gal- loped away he turned to shout over his shoulder, "Don't forget that box of cigars!" The colonel mumbled in reply.
As the huge brute loped along it dropped forward upon its fore-paws and brought its nose to the ground every twenty yards or so.
He dared him to stop and do battle with him; but Sheeta only loped on after the luscious titbit now almost within his reach.
Snails were scored as loping if they loped at all during the vertical portion of the trial.