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gt; imitate means that a person uses something as an example but does not try to make an exact copy.
A TALENTED parrot that imitates Doctor Who villains the Daleks and can whistle two of Beethoven's symphonies has gone missing.
Next, the scientists want to figure out if baby monkeys who imitate adults grow up to be smarter or better adjusted than those who do their own thing.
It's not clear why some babies, whether macaque, chimp, or human, fail to imitate facial gestures, Ferrari says.
During the study, each child was asked to imitate and observe 80 photographs depicting various emotions - anger, fear, happiness, sadness.
The objectives for these activities were: (1) to internalize steady beat in duple and triple meters; (2) to imitate rhythm patterns in duple and triple meters; and (3) to recognize same and different rhythm patterns.
We should strive to imitate Pope John Paul II, who forgave the man who tried to kill him.
The drugs stirring the MLB scandal are artificial anabolic steroids that imitate the male hormone testosterone.
Life has been known at times to imitate art, but it's not often that chocolate imitates life.
As long as they don't imitate it too closely the next time they turn the oven on.
Users of new software Imitate, demonstrate the steps of the function they want to build and the software automatically writes a Java programme that is a generalisation of those actions.