Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun counterfeit

1 sense of counterfeit

Sense 1
counterfeit, forgery -- (a copy that is represented as the original)
       => imitation -- (something copied or derived from an original)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb counterfeit

1 sense of counterfeit

Sense 1
forge, fake, counterfeit -- (make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Antonyms of adj counterfeit

1 sense of counterfeit

Sense 1
counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")

genuine (vs. counterfeit), echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")
        => authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, veritable -- (not counterfeit or copied; "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring")
        => attested, authenticated, documented -- (established as genuine)
        => good, honest -- (not forged; "a good dollar bill")
        => honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, old (prenominal), sure-enough (prenominal) -- ((used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel")

Similarity of adj counterfeit

1 sense of counterfeit

Sense 1
counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")
       => assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty")
       => bad, forged -- (reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill")
       => base -- (debased; not genuine; "an attempt to eliminate the base coinage")
       => bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard -- (fraudulent; having a misleading appearance)
       => inauthentic, unauthentic, spurious -- (intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art")
       => mock -- (constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle")
       => ostensible, ostensive -- (represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity")
       => pinchbeck -- (serving as an imitation or substitute; "pinchbeck heroism")
       => pseudo -- ((often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of; "a pseudo esthete"; "pseudoclassic")
       => synthetic -- (not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will)
          Also See-> artificial#1, unreal#3; false#1; insincere#1; unreal#1

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