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fake

fake

 
 
pronunciation:
feIk
parts of speech:
verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: verb
inflections: faked, fakes, faking
definition 1: to make a false copy of.
She faked her mother's handwriting on the note.
synonyms:
counterfeit
similar words:
concoct
definition 2: to pretend.
Mark faked surprise at the party.
synonyms:
feign
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything that is not real or genuine.
Those diamonds are fakes.
synonyms:
counterfeit
similar words:
act, fraud, hoax, impostor
definition 2: a person who pretends to feel or be something.
He claimed to be a real magician, but he was just a fake.
similar words:
fraud, impostor, quack
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: not real or genuine; made to look like something that it is not.
We were almost fooled by the fake money.
synonyms:
counterfeit
antonyms:
authentic, genuine, true
similar words:
false, imitation, mock, plastic, quack
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