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English verb: impersonate

1. impersonate (creation) assume or act the character of


SamplesShe impersonates Madonna.
The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man.


Synonymsportray


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)act, play, represent


Domain categoryperforming arts

2. impersonate (communication) represent another person with comic intentions


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)mock

3. impersonate (communication) pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions


SamplesShe posed as the Czar's daughter.


Synonymspersonate, pose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)betray, deceive, lead astray


Narrower (hyponym)masquerade









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