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Another word for imitate

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Verb
  1. To take as a model or make conform to a model

  2. To copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way

    See also:

    same

  3. To copy (another) slavishly

    See also:

    same

  4. To make a copy of

      1. To achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of
      2. To have or take on the appearance, sound, or character of; imitate:
      3. To use computer simulation to represent (a system, physical process, etc.)
      1. To produce offspring; bring forth others of its kind
      2. To produce a counterpart, an image, or a copy of something.
      3. To produce a copy, imitation, or representation of:
      1. To become replicated; undergo replication:
      2. To repeat a scientific experiment to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
      3. To duplicate, copy, reproduce, or repeat:
      1. To make or perform again; repeat:
      2. To become duplicate.
      1. To admit of being copied:
      2. (Informal) To provide (someone) with a copy of a specified document, text, etc.
      3. To include as an additional recipient of a written communication:
    See also:

    same

Another word for imitate

Verb
  1. To follow the example of

    See also:

    follow

  2. To act like

    See also:

    parody

  3. To copy

  4. To resemble

    See also:

    resemble

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