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English verb: make believe

1. make believe (communication) represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like


SamplesShe makes like an actress.


Synonymsmake, pretend


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)act, play, represent


Narrower (hyponym)go through the motions


Verb groupaffect, dissemble, feign, pretend, sham









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