Definition for Stoop (-ed, -ing, -s)

stoop (-ed, -ing, -s), v. [OE; see steep, adj.]

  1. Condescend; sink to a lower place; descend from dignity.
  2. Bend; descend; lean forward; [personification] bow; defer; make obeisance.
  3. Go down; exemplify humility; [fig.] become human; be born a mortal; [metaphor] atone; accept death; sacrifice oneself; agree to suffer for others.

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