Trope vs Troop - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between trope and troop
is that trope
is (literature) something recurring across a genre or type of literature, such as the ‘mad scientist’ of horror movies or ‘once upon a time’ as an introduction to fairy tales similar to archetype and but not necessarily pejorative while troop
is a collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
As verbs the difference between trope and troop
is that trope
is to use, or embellish something with a trope while troop
is to move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(literature) Something recurring across a genre or type of literature, such as the ‘mad scientist’ of horror movies or ‘once upon a time’ as an introduction to fairy tales. Similar to archetype and but not necessarily pejorative.
A figure of speech in which words or phrases are used with a nonliteral or figurative meaning, such as a metaphor.
(music) A short cadence at the end of the melody in some early music.
(music) A phrase or verse added to the mass when sung by a choir.
(music) A pair of complementary hexachords in twelve-tone technique.
(Judaism) A cantillation pattern, or the mark that represents it.
To use, or embellish something with a trope.
(often, literature) To turn into, coin or create a new trope.
(often, literature) To analyze a work in terms of its literary tropes.
To think or write in terms of tropes.
TV Tropes Site with numerous current examples of tropes.
A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
(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").
- That which should accompany old age — / As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends — / I must not look to have.
- Farewell the plumed troop , and the big wars.
(nonstandard) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
- His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines.
(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.
* troop carrier
To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
* , chapter=5
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.
* troop the colour (qualifier)