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imitation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of imitation

  1. something that is made to look exactly like something else challenged me to tell the real roses from the silk imitations Synonyms carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, copy, 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


imitation

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of imitation

  1. being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials the stage production uses only imitation diamonds, as real gems would be prohibitively expensive Synonyms artificial, bogus, dummy, ersatz, factitious, fake, false, faux, imitative, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic Related Words cultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spurious Near Antonyms authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulterated Antonyms genuine, natural, real



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