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
Although the company says little about sales of the devices, other than that tens of millions have been sold, Alexa appears to be emerging as a significant new technology platform, and Amazon’s strategy is being widely imitated by rivals.
With the drivers trundling behind the safety car, Marcus Ericsson somehow crashed his Sauber and McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne imitated him moments later.
The album marked a return to the downtempo soul arrangements that Mr. Allman had grown up striving to imitate.
At Ohio State, during quarterback drills, assistant coaches throw heavy pads near the passer from his blind side, imitating the sudden incursion of blitzers.
But perhaps the greatest life-imitates-art element is the fact that Judge himself has become something of a startup CEO.
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Origin and Etymology of imitate
Latin imitatus, past participle of imitari — more at image
First Known Use: 1534
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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