HyperDic: imitate

English > 3 senses of the word imitate:
VERBcreationimitate, copy, simulatereproduce someone's behavior or looks
stativeimitateappear like, as in behavior or appearance
creationimitatemake a reproduction or copy of
imitate > pronunciation
Soundsih'mahtey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > imitate: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningReproduce someone's behavior or looks.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The mime imitated the passers-by"
Synonymscopy, simulate
Narroweremulatestrive to equal or match, especially by imitating
follow, conform toBehave in accordance or in agreement with
mimic, mimeimitate (a person or manner) , especially for satirical effect
mockimitate with mockery and derision
model, patternplan / plan or create according to a model or models
take after, followimitate in behavior
take offmimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner
Broaderreproducemake a copy or equivalent of
Spanishaparentar, copiar, imitar, remedar
Catalanaparentar, copiar, imitar, simular
Adjectivesimitativemarked by or given to imitation
Nounsimitationcopying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
imitatorsomeone who copies the words or behavior of another
English > imitate: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningAppear like, as in behavior or appearance.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Life imitate art"
Narrowerapeimitate uncritically and in every aspect
emulateimitate the function of (another system) , as by modifying the hardware or the software
follow suitDo what someone else is doing
BroaderresembleAppear like
Spanishcopiar, imitar, remedar
Catalancopiar, estrafer, imitar
English > imitate: 3 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake a reproduction or copy of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercopy, re-createmake a replica of
Spanishimitar
Catalanimitar
Adjectivesimitativenot genuine

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