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English adjective: make-believe

1. make-believe imagined as in a play


SamplesThe make-believe world of theater.
Play money.
Dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish.


Synonymspretend


Similarunreal


Antonymsreal, existent


English noun: make-believe

1. make-believe (cognition) imaginative intellectual play


Synonymspretence, pretense


Broader (hypernym)imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery

2. make-believe (act) the enactment of a pretense


SamplesIt was just pretend.


Synonymspretend


Broader (hypernym)feigning, pretence, pretending, pretense, simulation









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