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Synonyms for fake
feɪk

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Wiktionary

  1. fake1

    To modify fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is; as, to fake a bulldog, by burning his upper lip and thus artificially shortening it.

    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. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Just as rose smells; similarly, every object, fragrances such as its origin since that defines real and fake identity.

  2. Pawel Alexsander:

    Exchanges are obliged to have KYC (know-your-customer) processes in place. In practice, many of them do not do this properly, people can open fake accounts, and deposit the funds to that account.

  3. Zubair Ballouch:

    I resigned from my job because of the threats. We just moved to different locations, we moved around in the middle of the night and used fake names. I was worried at that time.

  4. Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged:

    Integrity is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake your consciousness, just as honesty is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake existence.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    When a fox gives the sermon, the wolves are largely there in the congregation to offer him a fake appreciation on his oration and quotation, but later on that audience only makes a big fun of him in his absence.

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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
  • 모조품Korean
  • 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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