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troop

troop

 
 
pronunciation:
trup
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group or gathering of persons, animals, or things.
similar words:
multitude, party
definition 2: a band of soldiers.
definition 3: (pl.) soldiers.
We sent thousands of troops to war.
definition 4: a group of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts under the guidance of an adult leader.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: trooped, trooping, troops
definition 1: to assemble or join together in a crowd.
definition 2: to travel in a group or throng.
definition 3: to associate or consort.
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