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facsimile

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of facsimile

  1. 1 something or someone that strongly resembles another the family resemblance is so strong that the boy is virtually a pint-size facsimile of his father Synonyms of facsimile alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, image, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinWords Related to facsimile Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms of facsimile antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse

  2. 2 something that is made to look exactly like something else this is not an antique copy of the Declaration of Independence but a modern facsimile Synonyms of facsimile carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, copy, imitation, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionWords Related to facsimile 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 facsimile archetype, original, prototype

Synonym Discussion of facsimile

reproduction, duplicate, copy, facsimile, replica mean a thing made to closely resemble another. reproduction implies an exact or close imitation of an existing thing.
    • reproductions from the museum's furniture collection
duplicate implies a double or counterpart exactly corresponding to another thing.
    • a duplicate of a house key
copy applies especially to one of a number of things reproduced mechanically.
    • printed 1000 copies of the lithograph
facsimile suggests a close reproduction often of graphic matter that may differ in scale.
    • a facsimile of a rare book
replica implies the exact reproduction of a particular item in all details
    • a replica of the Mayflower
but not always in the same scale.
    • miniature replicas of classic cars


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