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Synonyms for make believe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretense, pretence, make-believe(noun)

    imaginative intellectual play

    Synonyms:
    pretend, pretending, pretence, pretext, pretension, pretense, guise, feigning, make-believe, simulation, dissembling

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

  2. make-believe, pretend(adj)

    the enactment of a pretense

    "it was just pretend"

    Synonyms:
    pretense, pretence, pretend, make-believe

    Antonyms:
    existent, real

  3. make-believe, pretend(verb)

    imagined as in a play

    "the make-believe world of theater"; "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish"

    Synonyms:
    pretend, make-believe

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

  4. make, pretend, make believe(verb)

    represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like

    "She makes like an actress"

    Synonyms:
    earn, create, take in, pass water, dissemble, relieve oneself, score, lay down, pull in, progress to, prepare, get, stool, make up, hit, arrive at, cook, attain, fix, establish, seduce, defecate, urinate, work, wee, puddle, reach, take, have, pee-pee, pretend, shit, stimulate, pee, get to, construct, act, throw, hazard, form, gain, micturate, take a shit, venture, cause, realise, do, give, crap, affect, take a leak, sham, induce, hold, clear, make water, spend a penny, produce, nominate, wee-wee, ready, piss, name, guess, take a crap, draw, bring in, constitute, feign, realize, piddle, profess, ca-ca, build, make

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. make believe

    Synonyms:
    feign, pretend, simulate, personate, affect

How to pronounce make believe?

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Alex
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say make believe in sign language?

  1. makebelieve

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How to use make believe in a sentence?

  1. William Hazlitt:

    Man is a make-believe animal - he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.

  2. Amy Catalano:

    It was amazing, it felt like a movie prop, it looked make-believe almost.

  3. Louis-Ferdinand Céline:

    To philosophize is only another way of being afraid and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.

  4. Linda Wasmer Andrews:

    Free play is as good for developing minds as it is for growing bodies, through unfettered play, children interact with their world and stretch their creativity. To watch young children engaged in make-believe play is to be in awe of undiluted imagination.

  5. P. J. O'Rourke:

    With Epcot Center the Disney corporation has accomplished something I didn't think possible in today's world. They have created a land of make-believe that's worse than regular life.

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