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Synonyms for ape
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ape(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    copycat, anthropoid, emulator, aper, imitator

  2. copycat, imitator, emulator, ape, aper(noun)

    someone who copies the words or behavior of another

    Synonyms:
    impersonator, anthropoid, emulator, aper, copycat, imitator

  3. anthropoid, ape(verb)

    person who resembles a nonhuman primate

    Synonyms:
    copycat, anthropoid, emulator, aper, imitator

  4. ape(verb)

    imitate uncritically and in every aspect

    "Her little brother apes her behavior"

    Synonyms:
    caricature

  5. caricature, ape(verb)

    represent in or produce a caricature of

    "The drawing caricatured the President"

    Synonyms:
    caricature

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ape(v)

    Synonyms:
    mimic, imitate, simulate, personate, represent

    Antonyms:
    not to imitate, vary, modify, change

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ape(n.)

    Synonyms:
    monkey (without a tail)

  2. ape(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mimic, imitate, mock, counterfeit, take off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ape(n)

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

    Associated words:
    simian, simial, pithecoid, pithecan

  2. ape(v)

    Synonyms:
    imitate, mimic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. APE

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

How to pronounce ape?

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How to say ape in sign language?

  1. ape

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How to use ape in a sentence?

  1. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    Man is more ape than many of the apes.

  2. The Australian:

    The Council considers that the cartoon uses exaggeration and absurdity to make its point, but accepts the publisher's claim that it does not depict Ms. Williams as an ape, rather showing her as 'spitting the dummy'.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1859:

    He who lets the world, or his own portion of it, choose his plan of life for him, has no need of any other faculty than the ape-like one of imitation. He who chooses his plan for himself, employs all his faculties. He must use observation to see, reasoning and judgment to foresee, activity to gather materials for decision, discrimination to decide, and when he has decided, firmness and self-control to hold to his deliberate decision.


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