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Synonyms for fake
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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)

    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. fake(1)

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

    Synonyms:
    feint

  3. fake(1)

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

    Synonyms:
    pose, pass off

  4. fake(1)

    Antonyms:
    genuine

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. fake(n)

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

  2. fake(v)

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

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How to use fake in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    It was corrupt reporting, i don't even use' fake' anymore, I call the fake news corrupt news because' fake' isn't tough enough.

  2. Andrew Pollack:

    If you turn this channel [CNN] all they’re talking about is gun control, it’s this fake news here that’s in my mouth here. All they want to do is ratings, gun control.

  3. Stephen Powis:

    The 5G story is complete and utter rubbish, it's nonsense, it's the worst kind of fake news, the reality is that the mobile phone networks are absolutely critical to all of us.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    To face evil is not a problematic way; however, recognizing it whenever one lives and breathes, amongst the fake angels, becomes the intricate and radical context of reality.

  5. Donald Trump:

    John McCain received a fake and phony dossier ... He got it, and what did he do? He didn't call me, he turned it over to the FBI hoping to put me in jeopardy and that's not the nicest thing to do.


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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