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counterfeit

coun·ter·feit

counterfeit

 
 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr fiht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: made to look like something real in order to cheat people.
It is against the law to use counterfeit money.
synonyms:
fake, forged
antonyms:
genuine
similar words:
bad
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something made to look real in order to cheat people.
This painting is a counterfeit, but it fooled the people who bought it.
synonyms:
fake
similar words:
imitation
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: counterfeited, counterfeiting, counterfeits
definition: to make a copy of in order to cheat people.
The criminal counterfeited ten-dollar bills.
synonyms:
fake, forge
similar words:
copy
derivation: counterfeiter (n.)
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