Synonyms for stoop

Synonyms for (noun) stoop

Synonyms: stoop

Definition: an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward

Similar words: inclination, inclining

Definition: the act of inclining; bending forward

Usage: an inclination of his head indicated his agreement


Synonyms: stoep, stoop

Definition: small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house

Similar words: porch

Definition: a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance


Synonyms: stoop, stoup

Definition: basin for holy water

Similar words: basin

Definition: a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids

Usage: she mixed the dough in a large basin

Synonyms for (verb) stoop

Synonyms: stoop

Definition: carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward

Usage: The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane

Similar words: carry, hold, bear

Definition: support or hold in a certain manner

Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright


Synonyms: stoop

Definition: sag, bend, bend over or down

Usage: the rocks stooped down over the hiking path

Similar words: slope, incline, pitch

Definition: be at an angle

Usage: The terrain sloped down


Synonyms: bow, stoop, bend, crouch

Definition: bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Usage: he crouched down; She bowed before the Queen; The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend


Synonyms: stoop

Definition: descend swiftly, as if on prey

Usage: The eagle stooped on the mice in the field

Similar words: swoop, pounce

Definition: move down on as if in an attack

Usage: The raptor swooped down on its prey; The teacher swooped down upon the new students


Synonyms: lower oneself, condescend, stoop

Definition: debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way

Usage: I won't stoop to reading other people's mail

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel