HyperDic: fake

English > 8 senses of the word fake:
ADJECTIVEallfake, bogus, phony, phoney, bastardfraudulent
allfake, false, faux, imitation, simulatednot genuine or real
VERBcreationfake, forge, counterfeitmake a copy of with the intent to deceive
socialfake, fudge, manipulate, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresenttamper, with the purpose of deception
communicationfake, talk through one's hat, bullshit, bullspeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
NOUNartifactfake, sham, postichesomething that is a counterfeit
person fake, imposter, impostor, pretender, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role playera person who makes deceitful pretenses
actfake, juke(football) a deceptive move made by a football player
fake > pronunciation
Soundsfey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > fake: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningfraudulent; having a misleading appearance.
Synonymsbogus, phony, phoney, bastard
Broadercounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
Spanishadulterado, falsificado, falso, trapicheado
Catalanfarsant, fill de puta
Nounsfakea person who makes deceitful pretenses
English > fake: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article.
Example"it isn't fake anything
Synonymsfalse, faux, imitation, simulated
Broaderartificial, unrealcontrived by art rather than nature
Spanishartificial, falsificado, falso, imitado
Catalanartificial, fals, falsejat, falsificat, imitat
Nounsfakesomething that is a counterfeit
English > fake: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be.
Synonymssham, postiche
NarrowerPotemkin villageSomething that seems impressive but in fact lacks substance
fake bookA fake in the form of an imitation book
BroaderimitationSomething copied or derived from an original
Spanishimpostura
Catalanimpostura
Adjectivesfakenot genuine or real
Verbsfakespeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
fakemake a copy of with the intent to deceive
faketamper, with the purpose of deception
English > fake: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who makes deceitful pretenses.
Synonymsimposter, impostor, pretender, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player
Narrowername droppersomeone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends
ringerA contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishembaucador, embustero, farsante, impostora, impostor, simulador
Catalanengalipador, ensibornador, entabanador, farsaire, farsant, impostor, pseudo
Adjectivesfakefraudulent
Verbsfakemake a copy of with the intent to deceive
faketamper, with the purpose of deception
English > fake: 8 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(football) a deceptive move made by a football player.
Synonymjuke
Categoryfootball, football gameAny of various games / games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
BroaderfeintAny distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
Spanishamago, simulacro
English > fake: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a copy of with the intent to deceive.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"he faked the signature"
Synonymsforge, counterfeit
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Spanishcontrahacer, falsear, falsificar, forjar
Catalanfalsar, falsejar, falsificar, forjar
Nounsfakesomething that is a counterfeit
fakea person who makes deceitful pretenses
fakerythe act of faking / faking (or the product of faking / faking)
English > fake: 8 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTamper, with the purpose of deception.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfudge, manipulate, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent
Narrowerjugglemanipulate by or as if by moving around components
Broadercheat, chiselEngage in deceitful behavior
Spanishadulterar, desfigurar, falsear, falsificar, fingir, hacer trampa, manipular, tergiversar
Catalanfalsejar, falsificar, tergiversar
Nounsfakesomething that is a counterfeit
fake, fakera person who makes deceitful pretenses
fakerythe act of faking / faking (or the product of faking / faking)
English > fake: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningSpeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something
Example"The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
Synonymstalk through one's hat, bullshit, bull
Broaderfeign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemblemake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
Spanishliar, parlotear
Catalanmentir
Nounsfakesomething that is a counterfeit
fakera person who makes deceitful pretenses

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