Definitions of troop

  1. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
  2. To march on; to go forward in haste.
  3. To march in a body; to collect or move in crowds.
  4. To collect in numbers: to march in a company, or in haste.
  5. To move in numbers.
  6. To move along together; congregate; depart bastily.
  7. move or march as if in a crowd; " They children trooped into the room"
  8. To collect in numbers; to march in a body or in company with some degree of haste.
  9. a unit of girl or boy scouts
  10. a group of soldiers
  11. a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
  12. march in a procession; " the veterans paraded down the street"
  13. An assembly and orderly arrangement or display of troops, in full equipments, for inspection or evolutions before some superior officer; a review of troops. Parades are general, regimental, or private ( troop, battery, or company), according to the force assembled.
  14. See Boy scout, above.
  15. A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
  16. Specifically, a small body of cavalry, light horse, or dragoons, consisting usually of about sixty men, commanded by a captain; the unit of formation of cavalry, corresponding to the company in infantry. Formerly, also, a company of horse artillery; a battery.
  17. A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
  18. A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
  19. Soldiers, collectively; an army; - now generally used in the plural.
  20. A collection of people; a company; a number; as, a troop of children going to school; a company of cavalry commanded by a captain; a company of actors.
  21. A crowd or collection of people: a company: soldiers taken collectively, an army, usually in pl.: a small body of cavalry corresponding to a company of infantry.
  22. A company. esp. of soldiers; body of cavalry.
  23. A body of soldiers; company of cavalry; in the plural, an army.
  24. A collection of people; a company; a number; a company of stage- players; a body of soldiers; a company of cavalry, light- horse or dragoons.