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Troop meaning in English

Meaning of Troop in English

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Troop

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Noun

1. troop

a group of soldiers

2. troop

a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

3. scout group, scout troop, troop

a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts

4. flock, troop

an orderly crowd

Example Sentences:
'a troop of children'

Verb

5. parade, promenade, troop

march in a procession

Example Sentences:
'the veterans paraded down the street'

6. troop

move or march as if in a crowd

Example Sentences:
'They children trooped into the room'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Troop

see synonyms of troop
noun
1. 
a large group or assembly; flock
a troop of children
2. 
a subdivision of a cavalry squadron or artillery battery of about platoon size
3. (plural)
armed forces; soldiers
4. 
a large group of Scouts comprising several patrols
5.  an archaic spelling of troupe
verb
6. (intransitive)
to gather, move, or march in or as if in a crowd
7. (transitive) military, mainly British
to parade (the colour or flag) ceremonially
trooping the colour
8. (transitive) British military slang
(formerly) to report (a serviceman) for a breach of discipline
9. (intransitive) an archaic word for consort (sense 1)

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Troop

see synonyms of troop
noun
1. 
a group of persons, animals, or, formerly, things; herd, flock, band, etc.
2.  Loosely
a great number; lot
3.  [pl.]
a. 
a body of soldiers
b. 
soldiers
45 troops were killed
4. 
a. 
a subdivision of a mounted cavalry regiment
b. 
an armored cavalry unit that corresponds to a company of infantry
5. 
a unit of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts under an adult leader
6.  Archaic
a group of actors; troupe
verb intransitive
7. 
to gather or go together in a throng
the crowd trooped out of the stadium
8. 
to walk, go, or pass
children were trooping along the sidewalk
9.  Archaic
to associate or consort

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Troop

see synonyms of troop
n.
1.
a. A group of soldiers.
b. troops Military units; soldiers.
c. A unit of cavalry, armored vehicles, or artillery in a European army, corresponding to a platoon in the US Army.
2. A unit of at least five Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts under the guidance of an adult leader.
3. A group or company of people, animals, or things.
intr.v. trooped, troop·ing, troops
To move or go as a group or in large numbers: The students trooped into the auditorium.

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