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    fake - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fake

    Definition
    (noun) something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    Synonyms : postiche , sham
    Definition
    (noun) a person who makes deceitful pretenses Definition
    (noun) (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
    Synonyms : juke
    Definition
    (verb) make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    Synonyms : counterfeit , forge
    Example Sentence
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card
    Definition
    (verb) tamper, with the purpose of deception
    Example Sentence
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data
    Definition
    (verb) speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
    Example Sentence
    • The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it
    Definition
    (adj) fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    Synonyms : bastard , bogus , phoney , phony
    Definition
    (adj) not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
    Synonyms : false , faux , imitation , simulated
    Example Sentence
    • 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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