Associations to the word «Troop»

Wiktionary

TROOP, noun. A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
TROOP, noun. (military) A small unit of cavalry or armour commanded by a captain, corresponding to a platoon or company of infantry.
TROOP, noun. A detachment of soldiers or police, especially horse artillery, armour, or state troopers.
TROOP, noun. Soldiers, military forces (usually "troops").
TROOP, noun. (nonstandard) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
TROOP, noun. (Scouting) A basic unit of girl or boy scouts, consisting of 6 to 10 youngsters.
TROOP, noun. A group of baboons.
TROOP, noun. A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
TROOP, noun. (mycology) Mushrooms that are in a close group but not close enough to be called a cluster.
TROOP, verb. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
TROOP, verb. To march on; to go forward in haste.
TROOP, verb. To move or march as if in a crowd.

Dictionary definition

TROOP, noun. A group of soldiers.
TROOP, noun. A cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company.
TROOP, noun. A unit of Girl or Boy Scouts.
TROOP, noun. An orderly crowd; "a troop of children".
TROOP, verb. March in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street".
TROOP, verb. Move or march as if in a crowd; "They children trooped into the room".

Wise words

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