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counterfeit

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterfeit

  1. 1 being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud counterfeit currency that had been passed all over town Synonyms of counterfeit bogus, fake, false, forged, inauthentic, phony (also phoney), queer, sham, snide, spurious, unauthentic Words Related to counterfeit artificial, factitious, imitation, man-made, mimic, mock, simulated, substitute, synthetic; dummy, nonfunctioning, ornamental; cultured, fabricated, manufactured; deceptive, delusive, misleading Near Antonyms of counterfeit natural; actual, true, valid Antonyms of counterfeit authentic, bona fide, genuine, real, unfaked

  2. 2 not being or expressing what one appears to be or express when it comes to the poor, his compassion is so counterfeit—he gives a damn, and that's all that he gives Synonyms of counterfeit artificial, backhanded, insincere, double, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, feigned, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, lip, mealy, mealymouthed, Pecksniffian, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousWords Related to counterfeit affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms of counterfeit direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms of counterfeit artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned


counterfeit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterfeit

  1. an imitation that is passed off as genuine the will as well as the other documents turned out to be counterfeits Synonyms of counterfeit fake, forgery, hoax, humbug, phony (also phoney), shamWords Related to counterfeit copycat, knockoff; copy, facsimile, replica, reproduction; dummy, mock-up; fraud, gaff, imposture, spoof, swindle; simulation, synthetic; bastard, brummagem, duffer, shoddyNear Antonyms of counterfeit original


counterfeit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterfeit

  1. 1 to imitate or copy especially in order to deceive an expert at counterfeiting money Synonyms of counterfeit fake, forge, phonyWords Related to counterfeit simulate; duplicate, reduplicate, replicate, reproduce; crib, plagiarize; adulterate, doctor, fudge, juggle, manipulate, tamper (with); concoct, cook (up), fabricate, invent

  2. 2 to present a false appearance of managing to counterfeit a happy expression while visiting a sick friend Synonyms of counterfeit act, affect, assume, bluff, feign, dissemble, fake, pass (for), pretend, profess, put on, sham, simulateWords Related to counterfeit dissimulate, impersonate, let on, masquerade, play, playact, pose; forge, imitate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; feint; malinger



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