What is the difference between troop and ape?

troop | ape |

Troop is a see also of ape.


As nouns the difference between troop and ape

is that troop is a collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude while ape is (zoology) a primate of the clade hominoidea, generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail.

As verbs the difference between troop and ape

is that troop is to move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops while ape is to behave like an ape.

As a adjective ape is

wild; crazy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

troop

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
  • * Shakespeare
  • That which should accompany old age — / As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends — / I must not look to have.
  • (military) A small unit of cavalry or armour commanded by a captain, corresponding to a platoon or company of infantry.
  • A detachment of soldiers or police, especially horse artillery, armour, or state troopers.
  • Soldiers, military forces (usually "troops").
  • * Shakespeare
  • Farewell the plumed troop , and the big wars.
  • * Macaulay
  • His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines.
  • (nonstandard) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
  • (label) A basic unit of girl or boy scouts, consisting of 6 to 10 youngsters.
  • A group of baboons.
  • A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
  • (mycology) Mushrooms that are in a close group but not close enough to be called a cluster.
  • Derived terms

    * trooper * troopship * troop carrier

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.}}
  • To march on; to go forward in haste.
  • To move or march as if in a crowd.
  • Derived terms

    * troop the colour (qualifier)

    References

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    ape

    English

    (wikipedia ape)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A primate of the clade Hominoidea, generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail.
  • Any such primate other than a human.
  • (derogatory) An uncivilised person.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * ape-baboon * ape-bearer * apedom * apehood * apelike * apeling * apely * apeman * apeshit * go ape * naked ape

    Verb

    (ap)
  • To behave like an ape.
  • To imitate; mimic.
  • * 1961 , J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês'' of Plato," ''Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association , vol. 92, p. 454,
  • It is not conceived as a mere “aping ” in externals nor as an enacting in the sense of assuming a foreign role.

    Derived terms

    *

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Wild; crazy.
  • We were ape over the new look.
    He went ape when he heard the bad news.

    See also

    * monkey * troop (collective noun) *

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