Synonyms and Antonyms of impersonate

  1. 1 to pretend to be (what one is not) in appearance or behavior a school intruder was caught trying to impersonate a teacher Synonyms act, masquerade (as), personate, play, pose (as) Related Words ape, copy, imitate, mime, mimic, mock, monkey, parody, travesty; perform, portray

  2. 2 to present a portrayal or performance of interpreters at the living history museum impersonate figures who are known to have actually lived in the colonial town Synonyms do, act, interpret, perform, play, portrayRelated Words depict, dramatize, render, represent; act out, enact, pantomime, playact, role-play, take on; overact, overplay, underplay; ape, clown, ham, imitate, masquerade, mime, mimic, pose (as); star (in); coact, costar

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