To act (something) out, as on a stage:
To mimic the appearance, manner, etc. of (a person) for purposes of entertainment
To use or move (a card or piece) in a game:
To play (a role).
(Slang) To perform a sexual act upon; specif., to have sexual intercourse with
To carry out or execute an action or process; esp., to take part in a musical program, act in a play, dance, etc. before an audience
To counterfeit is defined as to produce a fake version of something.
To fake means to create a false impression, to lie and pretend to be something you aren't, or to create a knock-off or impersonation.
To hide or conceal.
(Intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of
To put on the false appearance of; feign:
To achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of
(Chiefly archaic) To initiate a legal action against someone.
To play the part of
To use in place of something else, with the same function.
Find another word for play-act. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for play-act, like: enact, , impersonate, play, pratfall, act, do, perform, portray, represent and counterfeit.