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clone

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clone

  1. 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 Synonyms of clone carbon, carbon copy, copy, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, imitation, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionWords Related to clone 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 of clone archetype, original, prototype

  2. 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 Synonyms of clone alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, image, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinWords Related to clone Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms of clone antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse


clone

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clone

  1. to make an exact likeness of will clone the designer outfit for the ready-to-wear market Synonyms of clone copy, copycat, duplicate, imitate, reduplicate, render, replicate, reproduceWords Related to clone counterfeit, fake, forge, knock off, rip off; mimic, simulate; reconstruct, re-createNear Antonyms of clone create, imagine, initiate, inventAntonyms of clone originate


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