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Synonyms for impersonate
ɪmˈpɜr səˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impersonate, portray(verb)

    assume or act the character of

    "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"

    present, personate, depict, portray, pose, limn

  2. impersonate(verb)

    represent another person with comic intentions

    personate, portray, pose

  3. pose, impersonate, personate(verb)

    pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions

    "She posed as the Czar's daughter"

    personify, put, portray, stick, dumbfound, beat, set, pose, stupefy, place, gravel, lay, mystify, perplex, bewilder, nonplus, puzzle, posture, sit, get, present, amaze, model, position, personate, baffle, vex, flummox


  1. impersonate(verb)


  2. impersonate(verb)


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impersonate

    act, enact, represent

    detect, unmask, expose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impersonate(v. a.)

    personate, imitate, ape, mimic, mock, take off

  2. impersonate(v. a.)

    incarnate, invest with personality

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    supplant, outdo, imitate

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