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  • as inact
  • as indo
  • as inenact
  • as inimitate
  • as inimpersonate
  • as inmimic
  • as inperform
  • as inplay
  • as inplay-act

synonyms for personate

  • enact
  • perform
  • play
  • portray
  • burlesque
  • characterize
  • dramatize
  • emote
  • feign
  • ham
  • impersonate
  • mime
  • mimic
  • mug
  • parody
  • personify
  • pretend
  • rehearse
  • represent
  • simulate
  • star
  • stooge
  • strut
  • be on
  • bring down the house
  • do a turn
  • go on
  • go over
  • ham it up
  • lay an egg
  • make debut
  • play act
  • play gig
  • play part
  • play role
  • put it over
  • say one's piece
  • take part
  • tread the boards
See also synonyms for: personation

antonyms for personate

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  • direct
  • fail
  • prevent
  • stop
  • abstain
  • cease
  • discontinue
  • give up
  • halt
  • hesitate
  • idle
  • refrain
  • differ
  • tell the truth
  • disregard
  • clash
  • oppose
  • reverse
  • direct
  • fail
  • halt
  • idle
  • prevent
  • stop
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    How to use personate in a sentence

    The king, by way of joke, desired the earl to personate him, and ordered the petitioner to be admitted.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    He composed a love scene for two strings, the E and G, the first was to personate the lady, the second himself.
    THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
    He did not fare so badly either, for being plump and rosy he was allowed to personate the jolly Friar Tuck.
    THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
    Francesca and I were now obliged to creep from under the tarpaulins and personate the dishevelled ladies on the strand.
    PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
    Rudely carved images are placed in different parts of the building, and are supposed to personate their divinity.
    A NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK, CAPTIVITY AND SUFFERINGS OF HORACE HOLDEN AND BENJ. H. NUTEHORACE HOLDEN
    Two dolls were to personate the two children, and the principal character of the nurse I had the pleasure to perform myself.
    THE BLUE JAR STORY BOOKMARIA EDGEWORTH
    My dearest widow, do you personate Mrs. Lovelace—for Heaven's sake do you personate Mrs. Lovelace.
    CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
    There are doubtless some who can assume it without feeling,—as there are actors who can personate all the passions.
    PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
    I confess that I cannot understand how, without knowing that I should fail, he could possibly procure that woman to personate me.
    THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
    His own affection for Hallam seems to personate the object of his attachment, and “sees himself in all he sees.”
    A KEY TO LORD TENNYSON'S 'IN MEMORIAM'ALFRED GATTY
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