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Synonyms for fake

Synonyms for fake

a fraudulent imitation

to contrive and present as genuine

to make a fraudulent copy of

to impart a false character to (something) by alteration

to take on or give a false appearance of

to behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

to compose or recite without preparation

Synonyms for fake

something that is a counterfeit

(football) a deceptive move made by a football player


make a copy of with the intent to deceive

Related Words

tamper, with the purpose of deception

speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths


not genuine or real

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Fake brake pads made of compressed grass caught fire when they overheated.
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According to police, the accused, Bajrangi Rai alias Deepak, was involved in the racket of fake currency notes for the last few years.
He said that around five percent of Saudi women working in the training and interior design domains hold fake certificates.
While people in low- and middle-income countries are often at greater risk than those in high-income countries, fake medicines are a global problem.
Some organized groups of criminals are active behind the fishy business of fake currency notes.
In addition, all too often in the past, when fake goods have been discovered, they have been ordered to be exported out of the country.
M has denied any knowledge of the notes being fake.
In Newcastle, more than PS250,000 of fake designer clothes and leather goods have been seized so far this year.
In total, 37 black-market production centers were uncovered, and over 20,000 fake handbags were seized.
A CROOK who pocketed more than pounds 300,000 from a fake DVD scam has been ordered to pay back pounds 110,200.
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JALALABAD (PAN): A Pakistani citizen was sentenced to six years in jail by a primary court on the charge of using fake currency in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.
Du has blocked all fake handsets in the UAE, in accordance with the Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA)'s directive to protect the UAE's consumers from the downfalls of using illegal fake mobile handsets.
Summary: Aimed to safeguard the interest of consumers in the UAE, the TRA, jointly with Etisalat, recently launched the campaign to raise awareness and discourage the use of mobile phones that use a fake (or cloned) International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.