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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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Trump took to his Twitter account to call Alec a mediocre comedian and said that the latter's career was saved by impersonating the President.
Anyone who believes someone is impersonating an OLCC officer is asked to call 541-686-7739.
26 incidents of impersonating officers since "As with all things, it is the intent of individuals possessing such items that creates the threat and risk and not the items themselves.
Officers, with no paperwork to check, fingerprinted the man and found he was wanted for questioning over impersonating a security officer and the theft of the money in a neighbouring country.
BEIRUT: Police detained a 23-year-old "stateless" Lebanese man for impersonating a security official, the Internal Security Forces said Monday.
The police received complaints from two Asians who complained of impostors impersonating policemen and breaching their privacy before robbing them.
If you are not a police officer, in a police van, then you should not be impersonating a police officer in a police vehicle.
Police say a man impersonating an officer face charges after signaling a real detective to pull over on a road in Florida.
A NURSE has been cautioned for impersonating disabled care home residents.
He was convicted of impersonating an undercover agent and harassment by the Lower Criminal Court yesterday.
Criminal Security Branch in Damascus Countryside on Wednesday arrested a group of criminals charged with stealing cars by force impersonating security officers, in addition to other charges of committing different crimes.