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

3 senses of fake

Sense 1
fake, sham, postiche -- (something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be)
       => imitation -- (something copied or derived from an original)

Sense 2
imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player -- (a person who makes deceitful pretenses)
       => deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker -- (someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)

Sense 3
juke, fake -- ((football) a deceptive move made by a football player)
       => feint -- (any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack))

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

3 senses of fake

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")

Sense 2
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent -- (tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data")
       => cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")

Sense 3
talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fake -- (speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it")
       => feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble -- (make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache")

Antonyms of adj fake

2 senses of fake

Sense 1
bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard -- (fraudulent; having a misleading appearance)

INDIRECT (VIA counterfeit) -> genuine, echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")

Sense 2
fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated -- (not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide")

INDIRECT (VIA artificial) -> natural -- (existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation; "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers")

Similarity of adj fake

2 senses of fake

Sense 1
bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard -- (fraudulent; having a misleading appearance)
       => counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")

Sense 2
fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated -- (not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide")
       => artificial (vs. natural), unreal -- (contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners")

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