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English adjective: counterfeit

1. counterfeit not genuine; imitating something superior


SamplesCounterfeit emotion.
Counterfeit money.
Counterfeit works of art.
A counterfeit prince.


Synonymsimitative


Similarassumed, bad, base, bastard, bogus, fake, false, fictitious, fictive, forged, inauthentic, mock, ostensible, ostensive, phoney, phony, pinchbeck, pretended, pseudo, put on, sham, spurious, synthetic, unauthentic


See alsoartificial, false, insincere, unreal, unreal


Antonymsecht, genuine


English noun: counterfeit

1. counterfeit (artifact) a copy that is represented as the original


Synonymsforgery


Broader (hypernym)imitation


English verb: counterfeit

1. counterfeit (creation) make a copy of with the intent to deceive


SamplesHe faked the signature.
They counterfeited dollar bills.
She forged a Green Card.


Synonymsfake, forge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)re-create









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