Synonyms and Antonyms of facsimile
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 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, twinRelated Words Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse
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 carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, copy, imitation, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionRelated Words 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 archetype, original, prototype
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