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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 Dr Dre headphones FAKE Adidas trainers FAKE Pandora jewellery
The Royal Mint website has pictures of fake coins and everyone should be on the look-out for those and they should hand them to the police.
Hair stylers and children's electronic games are the other most common fakes and almost all contain incorrect or faulty parts.
Lorraine Dickinson: "He's got PS25k of fake goods and got charged less than PS1k - where's the logic in that?
1]] who represent healthcare professionals, disease-specific organizations, product-development partnerships, foundations, international financing institutions, as well as the research-based pharmaceutical industry have joined forces to raise awareness about the dangers of fake medicines.
Under the new law, a court will be allowed to order the closure of a business for up to six months for selling fake goods and repeat offenders (of whom there must be many) will face having their sentences doubled or even have their trade licences revoked.
Dubai Insurance companies and car-repair garages caught using fake spare parts could face lawsuits, a top official from Brand Owners Protection Group (BPG), a Dubai-based industry group for the protection of intellectual property, has warned.
Almost everything about these plates is wrong: the pink lustre borders, the colours and style of the floral decoration, the undersized foot rim; but the biggest giveaway - and this is often the case with porcelain fakes - is the nature of the body and the glaze.
But this is not the same as massaging experimental results, plagiarizing a paper, or creating false citations--three more ways to fake.
The National Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of Nigeria said recently they have seized a large consignment of Chinese-made fake drugs labeled 'Made in India'.
Nor would they provide fakes that dealt with flying aircraft or driving trains and buses.
The fake was a rare Ferrari, the centrepiece of a display of fakes demonstrating how the counterfeit market has become a massive business.
But last night's Watchdog show said Ebay's system for monitoring counterfeit goods relied too heavily on the genuine brands to keep a lookout for fakes.
One of the reasons the counter-trey is productive is because it fakes action away from the point of attack.
This is going to change what we do,'' said Acosta, observing an illegal vendor peddling fakes on a street corner three blocks down.