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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. apeverb

    mimic, imitate, simulate, personate, represent

    not to imitate, vary, modify, change

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. apenoun

    monkey (without a tail)

  2. apeverb

    mimic, imitate, mock, counterfeit, take off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. apenoun

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

    Associated words:
    simian, simial, pithecoid, pithecan

  2. apeverb

    imitate, mimic

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "ape":

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. APE

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

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  1. Laure Segurel:

    A lot of primate species... also have the differences of being A, being B, being AB, whether it's a great ape or a new world monkey, it's quite intriguing that the differences have been found or maintained in so many different species.

  2. George Santayana:

    The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.

  3. Yevgeny Zamyatin:

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

  4. The Charleston-Gazette:

    It will be refreshing to have a classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady in the White House. I’m tired of seeing a Ape in heels.

  5. June Jordan:

    Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. Because, in other words, the powerful don't play; they mean to keep that power, and those who are the powerless (you and me) better shape up --mimic/ape/suck --in the very image of the powerful, or the powerful will destroy you --you and our children.

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