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impersonate

im·per·son·ate

impersonate

 
pronunciation:
ihm puhr s neIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: impersonated, impersonates, impersonating
definition: to act or assume the character of; pretend to be (another real or fictitious person or type of person).
I enjoy comedians who impersonate famous people.He illegally impersonated a police officer.
 
synonyms:
act as, masquerade as, pose as
similar words:
affect, ape, assume, imitate, mimic, play, portray, pretend, represent, simulate
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derivations: impersonation (n.), impersonator (n.)
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