fake significato, fake definizione | dizionario inglese definizione



  ( fakes    plural & 3rd person present)   ( faking    present participle)   ( faked    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   A fake fur or a fake painting, for example, is a fur or painting that has been made to look valuable or genuine, usually in order to deceive people.  
usu ADJ n  
The bank manager is said to have issued fake certificates.     
      A fake is something that is fake., n-count  
It is filled with famous works of art, and every one of them is a fake.     
2       verb   If someone fakes something, they try to make it look valuable or genuine, although in fact it is not.  
He faked his own death last year to collect on a $1 million insurance policy.      V n  
...faked evidence.      V-ed  
3       n-count   Someone who is a fake is not what they claim to be, for example because they do not have the qualifications that they claim to have.   (=fraud)  
4       verb   If you fake a feeling, emotion, or reaction, you pretend that you are experiencing it when you are not.  
Jon faked nonchalance...      V n  
Maturity and emotional sophistication can't be faked.      V n  
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      vb   affect, assume, copy, counterfeit, fabricate, feign, forge, pretend, put on, sham, simulate  
      n   charlatan, copy, forgery, fraud, hoax, imitation, impostor, mountebank, phoney or phony     (informal)   reproduction, sham  
      adj   affected, artificial, assumed, counterfeit, false, forged, imitation, mock, phoney or phony     (informal)   pinchbeck, pseudo     (informal)   reproduction, sham  
,       adj   actual, authentic, bona fide, faithful, genuine, honest, legitimate, real, true, veritable  

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flake, face, fade, fame

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