Imitate Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Imitate

(Computing) of a program or device: to imitate another program or device
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To repeat (exactly what has just been said) without necessarily showing understanding, in the manner of a parrot.
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To show or express scorn, ridicule, or contempt; jeer
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To follow the example of
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To make an exact copy or copies of
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To follow the example of
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(Intransitive) To behave like an ape.
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To give back or show an image of (an object); mirror.
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To take as a model or make conform to a model
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To make oneself appear to do or be doing something; to engage in make-believe.
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To walk in, as a road or course; to attend upon closely, as a profession or calling.
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To depict in or as in a caricature
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(Card games) To play a card of the same suit as the previous or leading card
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To copy or imitate closely, especially in speech, expression, and gesture:
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Mirror is defined as to reflect or imitate.
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To act as a mime; play a part with gestures and actions, but without words
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To use computer simulation to represent (a system, physical process, etc.)
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The definition of assume is to formulate or verbalize an idea for which there is no evidence.
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To act like
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To act like
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To contrive and present as genuine; counterfeit:
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To copy
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(By extension) To repeat (another's speech, opinion, etc.).
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To ridicule or satirize in a lampoon.
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To occur or happen again:
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To produce by means of cloning
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To pretend to be (a different person), to assume the identity of.
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To make a parody of something.
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To attribute personal characteristics to something; to personify
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To take as a model or make conform to a model
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Incidental to a specified point in time or order of action; usually combined with here-, there- or where-.
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To take as a model or make conform to a model
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(Biology) To reproduce or make an exact copy or copies of (genetic material, a cell, or an organism).
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To produce an image or copy of something.
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To act like
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(Colloquial, chiefly US, with a noun) To behave in the manner of.
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(Intransitive, of an aircraft or spacecraft) To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
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To make an imitation or copy of (something), usually with the intent to defraud:
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(Idiomatic, impersonal) To seem; appear.
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(Informal, chiefly US) To say
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To be or extend parallel to:
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To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.
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To make a travesty of; parody or ridicule.
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Antonyms for Imitate

pretend to be; do an impression of
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Differ is defined as to be unlike or to disagree.
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To come into conflict; disagree sharply
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To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
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To cause to adopt a contrary viewpoint:
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Words Related to Imitate

To admit of being copied:
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To exhibit similarity or likeness to.
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In the same way:
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Synonym Study

  • Ape implies close imitation either in mimicry or in servile emulation she aped the fashions of the court ladies
  • Mock implies imitation with the intent to deride or affront he mocked the teacher's gesture of rebuke
  • Mimic suggests close imitation, often in fun or ridicule to mimic the speech peculiarities of another
  • Copy implies as nearly exact imitation or reproduction as is possible to copy a painting
  • Imitate implies the following of something as an example or model but does not necessarily connote exact correspondence with the original the child imitates her father's mannerisms
Find another word for imitate. In this page you can discover 62 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for imitate, like: emulate, copy, parrot, mock, do likewise, duplicate, take as a model, ape, reflect, model (on and pretend.