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replica

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of replica

  1. 1 something or someone that strongly resembles another filled with the usual chain stores, the new mall is a too-familiar replica of hundreds of other malls Synonyms of replica alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, image, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinWords Related to replica Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms of replica antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse

  2. 2 something that is made to look exactly like something else assembled a small-scale replica of the Queen Mary ocean liner Synonyms of replica carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, imitation, mock, reduplication, copy, replication, reproductionWords Related to replica 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 replica archetype, original, prototype

Synonym Discussion of replica

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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