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Synonyms for fake
feɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fake, sham, postiche(noun)

    something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be

    Synonyms:
    impostor, shammer, imposter, fraud, pretender, postiche, faker, juke, role player, pseudo, sham, pseud, hairpiece, false hair

    Antonyms:
    echt, natural, genuine

  2. imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player(noun)

    a person who makes deceitful pretenses

    Synonyms:
    histrion, fraud, imposter, pseudo, dissimulator, faker, player, pretender, fraudulence, juke, role player, hoax, dissembler, put-on, humbug, shammer, actor, pseud, hypocrite, phoney, sham, phony, postiche, impostor, dupery, malingerer, thespian, skulker

    Antonyms:
    genuine, natural, echt

  3. juke, fake(adj)

    (football) a deceptive move made by a football player

    Synonyms:
    jook house, fraud, imposter, pseudo, faker, pretender, juke house, juke, impostor, jook, role player, shammer, pseud, sham, jook joint, postiche, juke joint

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine, natural

  4. bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard(adj)

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

    Synonyms:
    phoney, simulated, imitation, faux, bastard, false, bogus, phony

    Antonyms:
    natural, echt, genuine

  5. fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated(verb)

    not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article

    "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"

    Synonyms:
    bastard, put on, mistaken, imitation, sour, delusive, fictive, simulated, faux, false, assumed, bogus, phoney, fictitious, sham, phony, off-key, pretended, untrue

    Antonyms:
    natural, echt, genuine

  6. 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, mould, wangle, spirt, excogitate, manipulate, work, shape, devise, counterfeit, mold, cook, falsify, talk through one's hat, invent, contrive, bullshit, forge, fashion, bull, formulate, hammer, spurt

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine, natural

  7. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)

    tamper, with the purpose of deception

    "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

    Synonyms:
    warp, belie, circumvent, evade, ready, prepare, sidestep, cook, pull wires, fix, forge, manage, make, parry, dodge, finagle, duck, alter, control, hedge, bullshit, put off, manipulate, bull, talk through one's hat, falsify, distort, garble, counterfeit, pull strings, elude, interpolate, wangle, keep in line, fudge, misrepresent, rig, skirt

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine, natural

  8. talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fake(verb)

    speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

    "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, bull, wangle, manipulate, fudge, cook, falsify, bull through, bullshit, forge, counterfeit, talk through one's hat

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt, natural

Wiktionary

  1. fake(1)

    Synonyms:
    adulterate

  2. fake(1)

    To make a false display of, to affect, to feign, to simulate.

    Synonyms:
    feint

  3. fake(1)

    Synonyms:
    pose, pass off

  4. fake(1)

    Antonyms:
    genuine

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Translations for fake

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  • ялғанBashkir
  • подправям, навивам въже, подправен, фалшификат, витка, фалшифицирам, фалшифициранBulgarian
  • falsejarCatalan, Valencian
  • falešnýCzech
  • fingieren, simulieren, Irreführung, Schwindel, gefälscht, vortäuschen, fälschen, Illusion, Trug, unecht, Imitat, imitieren, FälschungGerman
  • ψεύτικοςGreek
  • falsificación, falso, falsear, fingir, falsificarSpanish
  • tekeytyä, väärentää, olla olevinaan, väärennetty, teeskennellä, filmata, parannella, feikataFinnish
  • fausser, factice, falsifié, contrefait, faux, feint, artificielFrench
  • नक़लHindi
  • կեղծArmenian
  • gadungan, palsuIndonesian
  • duglia, dugliareItalian
  • 偽, 偽造, 贋, 偽物Japanese
  • ក្លែងក្លាយ, របស់ក្លែងKhmer
  • жасалма, митаамдык, алдамчылыкKyrgyz
  • fakeLatin
  • palsuMalay
  • nep, voorwendenDutch
  • de mentira, falso, falsearPortuguese
  • подделать, фальшивый, прикинуться, притвориться, фейк, фальшивка, прикидываться, притворяться, фэйк, подделка, ненастоящий, подделывать, поддельныйRussian
  • fejk, fejka, falskSwedish
  • sahteTurkish
  • giảVietnamese

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