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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. apeverb

    mimic, imitate, simulate, personate, represent

    not to imitate, vary, modify, change

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apenoun

    any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all

    copycat, anthropoid, emulator, aper, imitator

  2. copycat, imitator, emulator, ape, apernoun

    someone who copies the words or behavior of another

    impersonator, anthropoid, emulator, aper, copycat, imitator

  3. anthropoid, apeverb

    person who resembles a nonhuman primate

    copycat, anthropoid, emulator, aper, imitator

  4. apeverb

    imitate uncritically and in every aspect

    "Her little brother apes her behavior"


  5. caricature, apeverb

    represent in or produce a caricature of

    "The drawing caricatured the President"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. apenoun

    monkey (without a tail)

  2. apeverb

    mimic, imitate, mock, counterfeit, take off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. apenoun

    simian, pongo, gorilla, chimpanzee, orang-outang, baboon, troglodyte

    Associated words:
    simian, simial, pithecoid, pithecan

  2. apeverb

    imitate, mimic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ape":

    monkey, gorilla, apes, chimp, epas, monkeys, epa, primate, peap, goon, chimpanzee

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. APE

    Apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease, redox factor-1, Ref-1

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How to use ape in a sentence?

  1. CREW*31:

    Without his ships man is just a common ape.

  2. Martin Kuhlwilm:

    We have absolutely nothing in terms of bonobo fossils, there is one chimp fossil thats been unearthed thats maybe 400,000 years old, but thats basically it for African great apes. By analyzing living apes, we can get information on extinct ape populations that we cant get from ancient DNA, since there are almost no ancient ape fossils.

  3. Vance Havner:

    Civilization today reminds me of an ape with a blowtorch playing in a room full of dynamite. It looks like the monkeys are about to operate the zoo, and the inmates are taking over the asylum.

  4. Greg Bockheim:

    A siamang birth is an important addition to this critically endangered lesser ape, and watching a baby grow and engage with its family is special for all of us.

  5. Yevgeny Zamyatin:

    Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.

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