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synonyms for imitates

  • 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
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antonyms for imitates

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

Human law in this matter imitates at a great distance her provisions; and we must strive to supplement the efforts of the law.
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Our universe, which also is an organism, by its unity imitates so far as it can the unity of the perfect living Organism.
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Lucilius wrote long before Horace, who imitates his manner of satire, but far excels him in the design.
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Often he imitates their cry, and decoys them from tree to tree, till they are within range of his tube.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
This writer imitates, but is different from, the great author of the first twenty chapters.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
But it often happens that the student pays little attention to the mechanical rule, and simply imitates the teacher's voice.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
On Egyptian linen we sometimes see, woven or worked, a reticulated pattern which imitates a fringe.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
Look at a great clock, or a steam engine which imitates almost exactly the movement of the vital forces.
THE SEAJULES MICHELET
It imitates the most violent forms of life there, does such a good job that it has no need for other defenses.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
The withered leaf butterfly, with spots and wrinkles, is exactly like the thing it imitates.
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