troop: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trp), [key]
- an assemblage of persons or things; company; band.
- a great number or multitude: A whole troop of children swarmed through the museum.
- an armored cavalry or cavalry unit consisting of two or more platoons and a headquarters group.
- a body of soldiers, police, etc.: Mounted troops quelled the riot.
- a unit of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts usually having a maximum of 32 members under the guidance of an adult leader.
- a herd, flock, or swarm.
- a band or troupe of actors.
- to gather in a company; flock together.
- to come, go, or pass in great numbers; throng.
- to walk, as if in a march; go: to troop down to breakfast.
- to walk, march, or pass in rank or order: The students trooped into the auditorium.
- to associate or consort (usually fol. by with).
- to carry (the flag or colors) in a ceremonial way before troops.
- to assemble or form into a troop or troops.
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