fake
Pronunciation Adjective

fake (comparative faker, superlative fakest)

  1. Not real; false, fraudulent.
    Which fur coat looks fake?
  2. (of people) Insincere.
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fake (plural fakes)

  1. Something which is not genuine, or is presented fraudulently.
  2. A trick; a swindle.
  3. (sports) A move meant to deceive an opposing player, used for gaining advantage for example when dribbling an opponent.
Synonyms Translations Verb

fake (fakes, present participle faking; past and past participle faked)

  1. To cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob.
  2. (archaic) To modify fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is
  3. To make a counterfeit, to counterfeit, to forge, to falsify.
  4. To make a false display of, to affect, to feign, to simulate.
    to fake a marriage
    to fake happiness
    to fake a smile
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fake (plural fakes)

  1. (nautical) One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
Translations Verb

fake (fakes, present participle faking; past and past participle faked)

  1. (nautical) To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form, to prevent twisting when running out.
Translations
  • French: lover
  • Italian: dugliare



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