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synonyms for imitate

  • act like
  • ape
  • assume
  • duplicate
  • echo
  • emulate
  • impersonate
  • mimic
  • mirror
  • mock
  • pretend
  • replicate
  • reproduce
  • resemble
  • simulate
  • Xerox
  • affect
  • borrow
  • burlesque
  • caricature
  • clone
  • copy
  • counterfeit
  • ditto
  • falsify
  • feign
  • follow
  • forge
  • match
  • mime
  • parallel
  • parody
  • personate
  • reduplicate
  • reflect
  • repeat
  • sham
  • spoof
  • travesty
  • be like
  • carbon
  • do like
  • do likewise
  • follow in footsteps
  • follow suit
  • look like
  • model after
  • pattern after
  • play a part
  • put on
  • send up
  • take off
See also synonyms for: imitated / imitates / imitating / imitator
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antonyms for imitate

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  • differ
  • tell the truth
  • disregard
  • clash
  • oppose
  • reverse
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How to use imitate in a sentence

Though Cobham-Hervey is Australian, just like the singer, imitating Reddy’s speech patterns wasn’t the easiest task.
INSIDE ‘I AM WOMAN’: A NEW BIOPIC TELLS THE STORY OF HELEN REDDY AND HER FAMOUS SONGRADMARYASEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
It really felt like a melding of my two worlds—life was imitating art there for sure, and it felt special.
INSIDE ‘I AM WOMAN’: A NEW BIOPIC TELLS THE STORY OF HELEN REDDY AND HER FAMOUS SONGRADMARYASEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Others contain materials that imitate part of a disease-causing agent.
SCIENTISTS SAY: VACCINEBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Frauds imitate the ways science works because even they recognize the power of a scientific approach.
HOW PSEUDOSCIENTISTS GET AWAY WITH IT - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINAUGUST 28, 2020NAUTILUS
The frauds and paranoid conspiracy-mongers who would perpetrate false science on a susceptible public are at least recognizing the value of science—they imitate it.
HOW PSEUDOSCIENTISTS GET AWAY WITH IT - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINAUGUST 28, 2020NAUTILUS
They imitate the ways in which science works and make claims as if they were scientists because even they recognize the power of a scientific approach.
HOW PSEUDOSCIENTISTS GET AWAY WITH IT - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINAUGUST 28, 2020NAUTILUS
For over a decade, Haile led Chartbeat, the newsroom analytics tool that became the pulse of media companies imitating Silicon Valley.
INSIDE TONY HAILE’S EXPEDITION TO (HELP) SAVE THE NEWS BUSINESS STEVEN PERLBERGJULY 27, 2020DIGIDAY
In the year 1600, the English scientist William Gilbert’s studies of lodestones — naturally magnetized rocks that people had been fashioning into compasses for thousands of years — led him to opine that their magnetic force “imitates a soul.”
THE HIDDEN MAGNETIC UNIVERSE BEGINS TO COME INTO VIEWNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Whatever the species, it is well to imitate the natural conditions as much as possible in the way of soil.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Let us imitate the example of the Great Powers; they cannot exist alone, however strong and great they may be.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMITATE

  • accept
  • adapt
  • affiliate
  • affirm
  • appropriate
  • approve
  • assent
  • assume
  • borrow
  • embrace
  • endorse
  • espouse
  • follow
  • go down the line
  • go in for
  • imitate
  • maintain
  • mimic
  • opt
  • ratify
  • seize
  • select
  • support
  • take on
  • take over
  • take up
  • tap
  • use
  • utilize
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