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fakenoun charlatan, copy, counterfeit copy, emulation, fabrication, facsimile, false representation, falsehood, feigned copy, forged duplicate, forgery, fraud, fraudulent replica, hoax, imitation, imposter, pretender, quack, replica, reproduction, ruse, simulation, unauthorized reproduction
Associated concepts: counterfeit, forgery
fakeverb act, act falsely, adulterate, affect, alter with innent to deceive, be deceitful, beguile, belie, bluff, cheat, claim falsely, counterfeit, cover up, cozen, deceive, decoy, defraud, delude, disguise, dissemble, dissimulate, distort, dupe, fabricate, falsify, feign, foist off, forge, go through the motions, hoax, hoodwink, imitate, lie, make a show of, make believe, malinger, mislead, misrepresent, pass off, plagiarize, portray falsely, pose as, prepare something specious, put on an act, put up a front, render spurious, sham, simulate, swindle, trick
Associated concepts: false pretenses
See also: assumed, camouflage, cloak, copy, counterfeit, deceive, deception, disguise, dishonest, fabricate, false, false pretense, falsification, falsify, feigned, fictitious, forge, forgery, frame, fraudulent, hoax, imitate, imposture, invent, meretricious, misrepresent, mock, palter, prearrange, pretend, sham, specious, spurious, untrue