Anything that covers
The duplicating or reproducing of certain characteristics or conditions, as of a system or physical process, by the use of a model or representation, for study, training, etc.
The hiding or placement of an object out of notice or sight.
A piece of theatrical scenery used to conceal a part of the stage from the audience.
(In the plural) Material removed by such a process; refuse left after screening sand, coal, ashes, etc.
A false show of something
To venture (something):
To think or suppose
To serve or function as a substitute for another:
The definition of affect means to produce a change in something.
To affirm belief in:
To be courageous or bold enough to do or try something:
Assume means to fulfill the obligations of someone else's position by taking over his job.
The definition of acknowledge means to state that something is real, factual or true.
Simulate is defined as to imitate or take on the look of something.
Proclaim is defined as to announce or declare.
To pose is to act as a threat or a potential problem.
To lead into wrongdoing; influence badly
To act the part of
To act the same as; impersonate; mimic
To suppose; guess; think
To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
To be the first to portray (a particular role in a play)
To play the part of as in a play or film
To act the part of (a character), as in a play
To purport is to represent yourself as something you aren't or claim to be something you aren't.
The definition of allege means to say something unproven or something without any facts to verify it.
Find another word for pretending. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pretending, like: bluffing, covering, shamming, dissembling, simulation, dissimulation, concealment, masking, cheating, screening and pretense.