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Synonyms for counterfeit
ˈkaʊn tərˌfɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. counterfeit, forgery(adj)

    a copy that is represented as the original

    Synonyms:
    forgery

    Antonyms:
    good, honest, veritable, honest-to-goodness, authentic, authenticated, unquestionable, attested, bona fide, documented, old(a), honest-to-god, sure-enough(a), echt, genuine

  2. counterfeit, imitative(verb)

    not genuine; imitating something superior

    "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"

    Synonyms:
    onomatopoeic, echoic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic, imitative

    Antonyms:
    authenticated, honest-to-goodness, unquestionable, sure-enough(a), bona fide, echt, veritable, old(a), genuine, honest-to-god, documented, honest, authentic, attested, good

  3. forge, fake, counterfeit(verb)

    make a copy of with the intent to deceive

    "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, form, fudge, fake, mould, wangle, spirt, excogitate, manipulate, work, shape, devise, mold, cook, falsify, talk through one's hat, invent, contrive, bullshit, forge, fashion, bull, formulate, hammer, spurt

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable, echt, good, veritable, documented, attested, old(a), authenticated, honest-to-god, bona fide, honest-to-goodness, genuine, honest, sure-enough(a), authentic

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. counterfeit(v)

    Synonyms:
    simulate, misrepresent, impersonate

    Antonyms:
    expose, unmask, detect

  2. counterfeit(n)

    Synonyms:
    cheat, trick, juggle, fraud, artifice, fabrication, pretense, ruse, sham

    Antonyms:
    exposure, detection, unmasking, unveiling, reality, verity, fact, truth

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. counterfeit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    forge, make a spurious copy of, imitate wrongfully

  2. counterfeit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    feign, simulate, sham, put on the appearance of

  3. counterfeit(a.)

    Synonyms:
    forged, spurious, supposititious, fraudulent

  4. counterfeit(a.)

    Synonyms:
    feigned, false, simulated, sham, mock, clap-trap, spurious, put on, make-believe

  5. counterfeit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    forgery, fraudulent copy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. counterfeit(a)

    Synonyms:
    false, fraudulent, spurious, fictitious, sham, mock, feigned

How to pronounce counterfeit?

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How to say counterfeit in sign language?

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How to use counterfeit in a sentence?

  1. Richard Blumenthal:

    I have been concerned for years about it and why I think the Department of Justice should be investigating, i believe strongly that federal watchdog agencies have a role in protecting consumers because serious safety concerns are raised by this practice of steering often involving the use of inferior or even salvaged or counterfeit parts.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    There are many people who easily believe a concocted story as if the counterfeit money can be made by a person with a sugarcane juice machine and not done by a mammoth machinery.

  3. Scott Gottlieb:

    When a consumer goes online to buy medicines purportedly from Canada, they may get a medicine sourced from elsewhere that could be counterfeit, expired or misbranded. While operations or illegal online pharmacies may state on their websites that its medicines are coming from Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, etc., this is not necessarily always the case, such operations and illegal online pharmacies take advantage of unsuspecting Americans by purporting to distribute safe and effective imported drugs, at least some of which are instead expired, mislabeled, subject to recalls or potentially counterfeit and that are provided outside of the closed American distribution system meant to protect patient safety.

  4. Sufi Proverb:

    There wouldn't be such a thing as counterfeit gold if there were no real gold somewhere.

  5. Richard Gordon:

    In the 20th century, specialisation has become the counterfeit of brilliance.


Translations for counterfeit

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  • vervals, namaakAfrikaans
  • تزويرArabic
  • ялғанBashkir
  • подправен, фалшификация, фалшив, фалшифицирам, подправямBulgarian
  • Fälschung, fälschen, falsch, gefälschtGerman
  • πλαστογραφώ, πλαστός, κίβδηλος, ψεύτικος, παραχαράσσωGreek
  • contrahecho, contrahacer, falsificar, falsificado, contrahechuraSpanish
  • جعلیPersian
  • väärentää, väärä, jäljitelmä, väärennetty, väärennös, jäljiteltyFinnish
  • contrefaçon, contrefaire, contrefaitFrench
  • מזויףHebrew
  • खोटा, जाली, नक़लHindi
  • hamis, hamisítvány, hamisítottHungarian
  • palsuIndonesian
  • contraffare, contraffazione, falso, imitazione, falsificareItalian
  • フェイク, 偽物Japanese
  • ყალბიGeorgian
  • ក្លែងក្លាយ, របស់ក្លែងKhmer
  • namaken, vervalst, namaak, nep, vervalsing, vervalsenDutch
  • fałszować, podróbka, podrobiony, falsyfikat, sfałszowany, podrabiaćPolish
  • falso, contrafação, falsificar, contrafazer, falsificaçãoPortuguese
  • фальшивый, подделка, контрафактный, поддельный, подделать, подделывать, фальшивкаRussian
  • प्रातिरूपिकSanskrit
  • неаутентичан, лажанSerbo-Croatian
  • förfalskad, förfalskning, förfalskaSwedish
  • bandiaSwahili
  • ของปลอมThai

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