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pretend

synonym (synonym of pretend)

  • (noun.act)
    the enactment of a pretense (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    behave unnaturally or affectedly (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    state insincerely (verb.communication)
     

similar (similar with pretend)

  • imagined as in a play (adj.all)
    lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria (adj.all)
     

hypernym (pretend IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
    represent falsely (verb.communication)
     
  • put forward a claim and assert right or possession of (verb.possession)
    demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to (verb.possession)
     
  • put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation (verb.communication)
    talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion (verb.communication)
     
  • represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (verb.communication)
    play a role or part (verb.creation)
     
  • state insincerely (verb.communication)
    assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing (verb.communication)
     
  • the enactment of a pretense (noun.act)
    the act of giving a false appearance (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pretend relation)

  • behave unnaturally or affectedly (verb.creation)
    make a pretence of (verb.creation)
     
  • make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
    to pretend to be dead (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    articulate silently; form words with the lips only (verb.communication)
     
  • put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation (verb.communication)
    make a prediction about; tell in advance (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    imagine to be the case or true or probable (verb.communication)
     
  • represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (verb.communication)
    pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it (verb.communication)
     

verb group (pretend is verb group of ....)

  • behave unnaturally or affectedly (verb.creation)
    behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself (verb.body)
     
  • make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
    represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (verb.communication)
     
  • represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (verb.communication)
    make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pretend)

synonym similar hypernym hyponym verb group derivation make-believe affect act dissemble guess hazard unreal feigning pretence claim belie act play play possum take a dive bull bullshit mouth go through the motions make make believe affect dissemble feign act make make believe make-believe feigning pretence fake

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