Definition of Troop

1. Noun. A group of soldiers.

Generic synonyms: Army Unit
Specialized synonyms: Shock Troops



2. Verb. March in a procession. "The children troop to the playground"; "The veterans paraded down the street"
Exact synonyms: Parade, Promenade
Generic synonyms: March, Process
Derivative terms: Parade, Parade, Parader

3. Noun. A cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company.
Generic synonyms: Army Unit
Group relationships: Cavalry

4. Verb. Move or march as if in a crowd. "The children troop to the playground"; "They children trooped into the room"
Generic synonyms: March

5. Noun. A unit of Girl or Boy Scouts.
Exact synonyms: Scout Group, Scout Troop
Generic synonyms: Social Unit, Unit

6. Noun. An orderly crowd. "A troop of children"
Exact synonyms: Flock
Generic synonyms: Crowd
Derivative terms: Flock, Flock

Definition of Troop

1. n. A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.

2. v. i. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.

3. n. See Boy scout, above.

Definition of Troop

1. Noun. A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude. ¹

2. Noun. (military) A small unit of cavalry or armour commanded by a captain, corresponding to a platoon or company of infantry. ¹

3. Noun. A detachment of soldiers or police, especially horse artillery, armour, or state troopers. ¹

4. Noun. Soldiers, military forces (usually "troops"). ¹

5. Noun. (nonstandard) A company of stageplayers; a troupe. ¹

6. Noun. A particular roll of the drum ¹

7. Noun. a unit of girl or boy scouts ¹

8. Noun. an orderly crowd ¹

9. Noun. (mycology) Mushrooms that are in a close group but not close enough to be called a cluster. ¹

10. Verb. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops. ¹

11. Verb. To march on; to go forward in haste. ¹

12. Verb. to move or march as if in a crowd; “The children trooped into the room”. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troop

1. to move or gather in crowds [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troop

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Literary usage of Troop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1891)
"In the " By-Laws of the First troop Philadelphia City Cavalry," p. ... *».me8 Caldwell was elected a member of the troop in October of 5- Died 6th September ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1896)
"For every neglect to parade on the days prescribed by law, or when the troop is ordered out by the commanding officer, on a day's previous notice, ..."

3. The Rough Riders by Theodore Roosevelt (1899)
"Bailie, Henry C., Gallup, NM Transferred from troop I to troop G, Aug. ... Donnelly, Rutherford BH, Jefferson, OT Transferred to troop I, Maj 12th. ..."

4. All about Hawaii (1913)
"Police and Prison Officer, Asst. to Post QM troop A. Captain Louis C. Scherer, ... Alexander LP Johnson, duty with troop. troop B. Captain James S. Parker, ..."

5. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Whoop! ye divils — ye've got to whoop; Cheer for the troopers who die: sez I — "Cheer for the troop that never shall die!" All alone on the hillside — Larry ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1918)
"President Wilson offered one of these large silken banners to the troop of each State which should secure the largest number of bond-subscribers per capita ..."

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