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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

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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. Louis-Ferdinand Céline:

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

  3. Alden Ehrenreich:

    As a kid, this character especially, Director Rian Johnson play make-believe and Director Rian Johnson kind of imagine what it would be like.

  4. Doris Day:

    My public image is unshakably that of America's wholesome virgin, the girl next door, carefree and brimming with happiness. An image, I can assure you, more make-believe than any film part I ever played.

  5. Maya MacGuineas:

    The entire process has become one of missed deadlines, make-believe budgets filled with gimmicks and magic asterisks.

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