• IPA: /ɪmˈpɜːsəneɪt/

impersonate (impersonates, present participle impersonating; past and past participle impersonated)

  1. (transitive) To pretend to be (a different person); to assume the identity of.
    Synonyms: personate
    The conman managed to impersonate several executives.
  2. (transitive, computing) To operate with the permissions of a different user account.
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To manifest in corporeal form; to personify.
    Synonyms: embody
  • German: sich ausgeben als
  • Russian: имперсонировать
  • Spanish: copiar, imitar, suplantar, hacerse pasar por

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