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stoop

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stoop

  1. to descend to a level that is beneath one's dignity <the debate would be more enlightening if both sides didn't stoop to name-calling> Synonyms deign, condescendRelated Words abase, debase, degrade, demean, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, humble, humiliate, lower, shameNear Antonyms rise




stoop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stoop

  1. a covered structure adjoining an entrance to a building <the stoop at the front entrance is just big enough to shield a resident from the elements as he fumbles for his keys> Synonyms gallery [Southern & Midland], lanai, piazza [dialect], porch, veranda (or verandah)Related Words galilee, portico; sleeping porch, solarium, sunporch, sunroom (also sun parlor); porte cochere





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