impersonate


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impersonate

verb act a part, act out, act the part of, ape, assume a character, copy, double for, dress as, enact, hominem imitari, imitate, masquerade as, mime, mimic, mirror, parrot, partes hominis agere, pass for, personate, personify, portray, pose as, pretend to be, represent, reppesent oneself to be, take the part of
Associated concepts: fraud, impersonation of a governmennal officer
See also: assume, copy, feign, imitate, mock, pretend, simulate

personate

or

impersonate

to assume the identity of another person with intent to deceive.
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One legislator impersonated the comedian who impersonates him on "Nonsense.
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The pair believe that they are running out of ways to impersonate other famous couples like Richard and Judy.
Mendes tells him that he needs to impersonate someone from the group and couldn't stop until someone else guesses who he is imitating.
Had this not been detected the person could have gone onto to impersonate Google+, Gmail and other services run by the US firm, the report added.
According to article 250 of the Federal Penal Law, a person who impersonates a public servant and/or carries out a public servant's duty, faces up to five years in jail.
because most people choose his partner to impersonate and he rarely gets a look in.
It all happens on ``Stella Street,'' the feature-length adaptation of the cult BBC comedy in which two comedians impersonate a host of aging Hollywood stars and British rockers.
On the other extreme, thieves simply rifle through dustbins to steal personal information which will enable them to impersonate someone else.
After all, if someone has taken the time and trouble to impersonate you, then you must be interesting enough in the first place.
But bosses at Granada TV have banned her from showcasing her amazing act - because they refuse to allow a woman to impersonate a man on the prime-time family show which draws audiences of up to 20 million.
The Internal Security Forces issued a statement that said, "In the last few months dozens of citizens from Beirut and Mount Lebanon have been the victims of a scam whereby unidentified men impersonate well-known religious figures and call people to donate money for supposed humanitarian causes.