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Synonyms for imitation

Synonyms for imitation

the act, practice, or art of copying the manner or expression of another


imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

a usually amusing caricature of another

an inferior substitute imitating an original

made to imitate something else

Synonyms for imitation

the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations

something copied or derived from an original

copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else

not genuine or real

References in classic literature ?
Neither are comic and tragic actors the same; yet all these things are but imitations.
And human nature, Adeimantus, appears to have been coined into yet smaller pieces, and to be as incapable of imitating many things well, as of performing well the actions of which the imitations are copies.
M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Global Imitation Jewellery Market: Status, Global Analysis, Opportunities and Forecast 2019 - 2025
The raids were understood to have initiated based on Nur Sajat's complaint that imitation corsets bearing her 'Let's Cantik' brand were publicly sold in Johor.
CELEBRATING Valentine's Day means resembling or imitating the pagan Romans, then the Christian People of the Book in their imitation of the Romans in something that was not part of their religion.
It followed reports of three teenagers allegedly in possession of a firearm, which was later confirmed to be an imitation pistol.
Firefighters from the United Kingdom were duped by a parrot that made a confusingly convincing imitation of a smoke alarm.
A MAN who stole an imitation Luger pistol from a museum mannequin to terrorise his ex-partner has been jailed for four years.
Imitation plays an extremely important role in early cognitive development (Meltzoff, 1988; Tomasello, Carpenter, Call, Behne, & Moll, 2005).
16 (ANI): Banarasi silk weavers have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the alleged imitation work of the 'Banarasi silk saree' by Bangladesh.
A CUSTOMER who went to a Coleshill cafe and pointed an imitation firearm at a member of staff has been jailed.
Makumbe, 20, of Priory Court, Gateshead, pleaded guilty to robbery and possessing an imitation firearm on October 19 at Diana Street, Newcastle.
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was arrested after an imitation handgun was discovered in a Merseyside alleyway.