HyperDic: personate

English > 2 senses of the word personate:
VERBcommunicationpersonate, pose, impersonatepretend to be someone you are not
cognitionpersonate, personifyattribute human qualities to something
English > personate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymspose, impersonate
Narrowermasqueradepretend to be someone or something that you are not
Broaderdeceive, betray, lead astrayCause someone to believe an untruth
Spanishhacerse pasar por
Nounspersonationimitating the mannerisms of another person
personationacting the part of a character on stage
English > personate: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningAttribute human qualities to something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous"
Synonympersonify
Broaderimpute, ascribe, assign, attributeAttribute or credit to
Spanishpersonificar
Catalanpersonificar

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