Synonyms for imitate
- act like
- be like
- do like
- do likewise
- follow in footsteps
- follow suit
- look like
- model after
- pattern after
- play a part
- put on
- send up
- take off
Antonyms for imitate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMITATE
If we imitate Lydia in diligence, let us not forget to imitate her in piety.
I shot the question at him and tried to imitate gimlets with my eyes.
I desire to imitate the committee in their refinement and delicacy of distinction.
Here David ended his instructions for the time; and I will imitate him.
I loved and admired him to a degree of enthusiasm, and of course strove to imitate him.
They could cook, sew, imitate birds, and read things in the stars.
Young wished to imitate him, but fell off his horse in the attempt.
I was but showing how closely the Evil One can imitate the workings of the Spirit.'
We cannot, therefore, condescend to imitate him in the way you speak of.
Their plumage is quite beautiful, and so changeable that no painting can imitate it.
1530s, a back-formation from imitation or imitator, or else from Latin imitatus. Related: Imitated; imitating. An Old English word for this was æfterhyrigan.