Synonyms for troop

Grammar : Noun
Spell : troop
Phonetic Transcription : trup

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Définition of troop

Origin :
  • 1540s, "body of soldiers," from Middle French troupe, from Old French trope "band of people, company, troop" (13c.), probably from Frankish *throp "assembly, gathering of people" (cf. Old English ðorp, Old Norse thorp "village," see thorp). OED derives the French word from Latin troppus "flock," which is of unknown origin but may be from the Germanic source.
  • noun military
Example sentences :
  • Gen. Marion had rallied a troop there, and checked the pursuit.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • "It is well to have a learned clerk in every troop," said Sir Nigel.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He ordered the first troop to mount, and the second to cover the retirement.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • A troop trotted off to the right out of the line fire of the fort.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Never a village fool without a troop of babies at his heels.
  • Extract from : « The Village Watch-Tower » by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • But how did you know we had been attacked by a troop of bears?
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • He will slay more men in a day than a troop of horse in a ten-mile chase.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And how large a ball-room do you suppose a troop of them would need?
  • Extract from : « St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10. » by Various
  • You will not forget to give me your opinion of my Austrian troop.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • Let the truth of this be what it may, the troop to which he belonged was soon disbanded.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude

Antonyms for troop

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