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Meaning of fake

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: fraudulent; having a misleading appearance [syn: {bogus},
             {fake}, {phony}, {phoney}, {bastard}]
      2: 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" [syn: {fake},
         {false}, {faux}, {imitation}, {simulated}]
      n 1: something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
           [syn: {fake}, {sham}, {postiche}]
      2: a person who makes deceitful pretenses [syn: {imposter},
         {impostor}, {pretender}, {fake}, {faker}, {fraud}, {sham},
         {shammer}, {pseudo}, {pseud}, {role player}]
      3: (football) a deceptive move made by a football player [syn:
         {juke}, {fake}]
      v 1: make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the
           signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged
           a Green Card" [syn: {forge}, {fake}, {counterfeit}]
      2: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures";
         "cook the books"; "falsify the data" [syn: {fudge},
         {manipulate}, {fake}, {falsify}, {cook}, {wangle},
      3: speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths; "The
         politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
         [syn: {talk through one's hat}, {bullshit}, {bull}, {fake}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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