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Synonyms for make-believe
make-be·lieve

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pretense, pretence, make-believenoun

    imaginative intellectual play

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

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

  2. make-believe, pretendadjective

    the enactment of a pretense

    "it was just pretend"

    Synonyms:
    pretense, pretence, pretend

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

  3. make-believe, pretendverb

    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 believeverb

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. make-believeadjective

    Synonyms:
    feigned, mock, sham, counterfeit, spurious, supposititious, simulated

  2. make-believenoun

    Synonyms:
    pretense, simulation, affectation, feint

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "make-believe":

    pretend, pretending, imaginary

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How to use make-believe in a sentence?

  1. Maya MacGuineas:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Jack Sellers:

    Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is done explaining anything to these people who are playing investigator with our constituents' ballots and equipment, paid for with real people's tax dollars. People's ballots and money are not make-believe, maricopa County Board of Supervisors's time to be done with this craziness.

  4. Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify:

    Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make-Believe!

  5. Randi McGinn:

    We’re used to people coming in from out of town to play cowboy who don’t know how to use guns, you don’t hand somebody a gun until you give them safety training… No one should ever die with a real gun on a make-believe movie set.


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