Synonyms & Antonyms of clone

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something that is made to look exactly like something else
  • the car is a clone under a different brand name—it's even manufactured in the same plant as its cousin

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2 something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • the new television series is a clone of half a dozen police procedurals already on the air

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Synonyms & Antonyms of clone (Entry 2 of 2)

to make an exact likeness of
  • will clone the designer outfit for the ready-to-wear market

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The first known use of clone was in 1903

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“Clone.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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