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fake

fake

 
pronunciation:
feIk
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: faked, fakes, faking
definition 1: to create a counterfeit of; falsify.
synonyms:
counterfeit, falsify
similar words:
concoct, fabricate, sham
definition 2: to pretend or simulate.
She faked astonishment at the news.
synonyms:
counterfeit, feign, pretend, sham, simulate
similar words:
dissemble
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to pretend an emotion, condition, or ability.
synonyms:
counterfeit, dissemble
similar words:
act, feign, fool, pretend, sham
definition 2: in sports, to execute a misleading maneuver; feint.
synonyms:
feint
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything that is not genuine or authentic.
The painting is a fake.
synonyms:
counterfeit, forgery, sham
similar words:
act, con, fraud, hoax, humbug, impostor, mock, phony, shoddy
definition 2: a person who pretends to feel, be, or be capable of something; faker.
synonyms:
faker, phony
similar words:
charlatan, con man, confidence man, flimflammer, fraud, impostor, mountebank, quack, sham
definition 3: in sports, a misleading maneuver.
synonyms:
feint
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: not genuine or authentic; deceptive in appearance.
synonyms:
counterfeit, phony, sham
antonyms:
authentic, genuine, true
similar words:
bogus, ersatz, false, fraudulent, imitation, mock, pinchbeck, plastic, quack, shoddy, spurious, synthetic
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