Examples of imitate in a Sentence
Her style has been imitated by many other writers.
He's very good at imitating his father's voice.
She can imitate the calls of many different birds.
Recent Examples of imitate from the Web
Recent studies show that software which imitates the responsive role of a tutor rather than just cranking out questions and answers can indeed accelerate children’s learning.
The performers evoke their famous characters without actually trying to imitate them — a wise choice ... there can be only one Elvis.
Researchers studying ancient Roman concrete suggest the material could be imitated with modern resources to build seawalls around cities at risk of flooding from the ocean.
Vogue Femme is all about fluidity and imitating the movements of femqueens, a term of endearment used to identify trans women in the scene.
Then someone began hiring impostors to imitate them in clubs.
There is even some bougie plasticware meant to imitate glass, which seems like a better investment than 23 packs of straws.
And when the music imitates non-oceanic water, expressive intent becomes vague, and a kind of sameness sets in because water — whether hot, cold, clean, or dirty – is pretty much the same.
The baby would be placed on the mother’s belly, gently massaged with bare hands, and eventually taken to a warm bath designed to imitate the amniotic fluid.
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Synonym Discussion of imitate
IMITATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of imitate for English Language Learners
: to make or do something the same way as (something else)
: to do the same thing as (someone)
: to copy (someone's or something's behavior, sound, appearance, etc.)
IMITATE Defined for Kids
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