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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, simulation, dissembling

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

  2. make-believe, pretend(adj)

    the enactment of a pretense

    "it was just pretend"

    Synonyms:
    pretense, pretence, pretend

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

  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

    Antonyms:
    existent, real

  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, make believe, constitute, feign, realize, piddle, profess, ca-ca, build, make

    Antonyms:
    existent, real

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pretend, pretending, imaginary

How to pronounce make-believe?

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

  1. makebelieve

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