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imitate

im·i·tate

imitate

 
pronunciation:
I m teIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: imitated, imitates, imitating
definition 1: to copy the actions of; try to be like.
Small children often imitate their parents.
synonyms:
copy, mimic, resemble
similar words:
ape, echo, impersonate, mirror, pattern
definition 2: to make a copy of; reproduce.
He imitates real gold jewelry using cheap metal.
synonyms:
copy, duplicate, reproduce
similar words:
fake, impersonate
derivation: imitator (n.)
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