Meaning of imitate
Pronunciation: (im'i-tāt"), [key]
— -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
- to follow or endeavor to follow as a model or example: to imitate an author's style; to imitate an older brother.
- to mimic; impersonate: The students imitated the teacher behind her back.
- to make a copy of; reproduce closely.
- to have or assume the appearance of; simulate; resemble.
- imitate (Thesaurus)