|Origin:||cope 'to fight, keep fighting without giving up' (14-19 centuries), from Old French couper 'to hit, cut', from coup; COUP|
cope1 S2 W2 [intransitive]
to succeed in dealing with a difficult problem or situation:
Sometimes I find it hard to cope.
He coped quite well as manager while still captaining the team.
She feared she wouldn't be able to cope with two new babies.
Local authorities have to cope with the problems of homelessness.
if a system or machine copes with a particular type or amount of work, it does it
No system is designed to cope with the floods we have had this year.
My computer can cope with huge amounts of data.