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Synonyms of imitation

Noun


1. imitation, doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism

usage: the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations

2. imitation, copy

usage: something copied or derived from an original

3. imitation, copying

usage: copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else

4. caricature, imitation, impersonation, wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness

usage: a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

Adjective


1. fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated, artificial (vs. natural), unreal

usage: not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"

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