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

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impersonate

to assume the identity of another person with intent to deceive.
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COURT officials have issued an arrest warrant for a man alleged to have impersonated a barrister.
He's not often impersonated, and what's more I had to do with my mouth closed - and you couldn't see the join.
Reynolds lost his job with the team after it was revealed that he produced a training video last summer in which he impersonated Mayor Gavin Newsom engaging in racist jokes and officiating at a wedding of two topless lesbians.
He repeatedly impersonated policemen over a sixmonth period last year, including calling police at London City airport and pretending to be Mr Morgan and claiming to have spotted a murder suspect wanted by Operation Minstead.