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imitation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of imitation

  1. something that is made to look exactly like something else <challenged me to tell the real roses from the silk imitations> Synonyms carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, copy, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionRelated Words counterfeit, fake, forgery, knockoff, phony (also phoney), rip-off, rubber stamp, sham; miniature, mock-up, simulation; reconstruction, re-creation; image, likeness, semblance, shadow; impression, imprint, print; approximation, reincarnation, version; extra, reserve, spareAntonyms archetype, original, prototype




imitation

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of imitation

  1. being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials <the stage production uses only imitation diamonds, as real gems would be prohibitively expensive> Synonyms artificial, bogus, dummy, ersatz, factitious, fake, false, faux, imitative, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic Related Words cultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spurious Near Antonyms authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulterated Antonyms genuine, natural, real





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