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Meaning & Definition of Imitation in English

English

Imitation

/ɪməteʃən/

noun

1. The doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations

    synonym:
  • imitation

2. Something copied or derived from an original

    synonym:
  • imitation

3. Copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else

    synonym:
  • imitation

4. A representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

    synonym:
  • caricature
  • ,
  • imitation
  • ,
  • impersonation

adjective

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • fake
  • ,
  • false
  • ,
  • faux
  • ,
  • imitation
  • ,
  • simulated

Examples of using

That's an imitation.