Here is the meaning of the word, COPE

Cope ( n. ) - A covering for the head.
Cope ( n. ) - An ancient tribute due to the lord of the soil, out of the lead mines in Derbyshire, England.
Cope ( n. ) - An ecclesiastical vestment or cloak, semicircular in form, reaching from the shoulders nearly to the feet, and open in front except at the top, where it is united by a band or clasp. It is worn in processions and on some other occasions.
Cope ( n. ) - Anything regarded as extended over the head, as the arch or concave of the sky, the roof of a house, the arch over a door.
Cope ( n. ) - The top part of a flask or mold; the outer part of a loam mold.
Cope ( v. i. ) - To encounter; to meet; to have to do with.
Cope ( v. i. ) - To enter into or maintain a hostile contest; to struggle; to combat; especially, to strive or contend on equal terms or with success; to match; to equal; -- usually followed by with.
Cope ( v. i. ) - To exchange or barter.
Cope ( v. i. ) - To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow.
Cope ( v. t. ) - To bargain for; to buy.
Cope ( v. t. ) - To make return for; to requite; to repay.
Cope ( v. t. ) - To match one's self against; to meet; to encounter.
Cope ( v. t. ) - To pare the beak or talons of (a hawk).