Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stoop

3 senses of stoop

Sense 1
stoop -- (an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward)
       => inclination, inclining -- (the act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement")

Sense 2
stoup, stoop -- (basin for holy water)
       => basin -- (a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin")

Sense 3
stoop, stoep -- (small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house)
       => porch -- (a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stoop

5 senses of stoop

Sense 1
crouch, stoop, bend, bow -- (bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse")
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")
          Phrasal Verb-> stoop to#1

Sense 2
condescend, stoop, lower oneself -- (debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 3
stoop -- (descend swiftly, as if on prey; "The eagle stooped on the mice in the field")
       => pounce, swoop -- (move down on as if in an attack; "The raptor swooped down on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new students")

Sense 4
stoop -- (sag, bend, bend over or down; "the rocks stooped down over the hiking path")
       => slope, incline, pitch -- (be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")

Sense 5
stoop -- (carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward; "The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane")
       => hold, carry, bear -- (support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright")

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