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Synonyms for fake
feɪkfake

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Wiktionary

  1. fake1

    Move meant to deceive an opposing player, used for gaining advantage when dribbling an opponent.

    Synonyms:
    adulterate

  2. fake1

    To make a counterfeit, to counterfeit, to forge, to falsify.

    Synonyms:
    feint

  3. fake1

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

    Synonyms:
    pose, pass off

  4. fake1

    Antonyms:
    genuine

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fake, sham, postichenoun

    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 playernoun

    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, fakeadjective

    (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, bastardadjective

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

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

    Antonyms:
    natural, echt, genuine

  5. fake, false, faux, imitation, simulatedverb

    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, counterfeitverb

    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, misrepresentverb

    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, fakeverb

    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

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Editors Contribution

  1. apocryphal

    one, among several, reason for an inability to verify the authenticity of a claim, an assertion or a statement (apocryphal) could be because the said claim, assertion or statement could be untrue (fake).

    the assertion that the loch ness monster is the result of a horrible accident in an ancient secret and extinct gene manipulation laboratory is fake.

    Submitted by saty_s on September 24, 2019  
  2. super natural

    something that is unreal, fake

    when percy jackson saw chiron he thought it was so super natural.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fakenoun

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) trick, swindle, imposture, fraud, delusion, humbug, imposition

  2. fakeverb

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) cheat, swindle, humbug, defraud, manipulate, fraudulently

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How to use fake in a sentence?

  1. Martin Dominik:

    The SETI community are currently rethinking this issue in the wake of the spread of social media and fake news. If there are consequences for the wider public, the decision about where to go becomes a political one rather than a scientific one.

  2. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg:

    Personally I think the idea that fake news on Facebook—of which it’s a very small amount of the content—influenced the election in any way is a pretty crazy idea.

  3. Alicia Grandey:

    Nurses, for example, may amplify or fake their emotions for clear reasons.

  4. Judy Norton:

    He credited the show for being the reason he got sober, he said, ‘I sat there one day at the kitchen table with all you kids and I felt like such a fake.’ He took himself to AA and got sober.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    When crafty fox talks about crook hyena being ill and hospitalized, hired monkeys makes a hue and cry over it and donkeys easily believe it. Dog knows it is a fake news and this drama will end within a few days only as it happened in cases of wolf and jackal earlier.


Translations for fake

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  • مزورةArabic
  • ялғанBashkir
  • витка, подправен, фалшифициран, подправям, навивам въже, фалшифицирам, фалшификатBulgarian
  • falsejarCatalan, Valencian
  • falešnýCzech
  • gefälscht, Irreführung, Imitat, unecht, Schwindel, Fälschung, vortäuschen, fälschen, imitieren, simulieren, Illusion, fingieren, TrugGerman
  • ψεύτικοςGreek
  • falsaEsperanto
  • falsificar, fingir, falsear, falso, falsificaciónSpanish
  • parannella, väärennetty, teeskennellä, filmata, olla olevinaan, feikata, väärentää, tekeytyäFinnish
  • contrefait, faux, feint, artificiel, fausser, falsifié, facticeFrench
  • नक़लHindi
  • կեղծArmenian
  • palsu, gadunganIndonesian
  • dugliare, dugliaItalian
  • 偽物, 偽, 贋, 偽造Japanese
  • ក្លែងក្លាយ, របស់ក្លែងKhmer
  • ನಕಲಿKannada
  • 모조품Korean
  • алдамчылык, митаамдык, жасалмаKyrgyz
  • fakeLatin
  • palsuMalay
  • nep, voorwendenDutch
  • de mentira, falso, falsearPortuguese
  • ненастоящий, фальшивка, прикидываться, подделать, поддельный, фальшивый, подделка, фейк, прикинуться, притворяться, подделывать, притвориться, фэйкRussian
  • falsk, fejk, fejkaSwedish
  • sahteTurkish
  • giảVietnamese
  • 伪造的Chinese

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