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Definition 1: any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all - [noun denoting animal]

(ape is a kind of ...) any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

(... is a kind of ape ) any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae

Definition 2: person who resembles a nonhuman primate - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ape in the sense of this definition

(ape is a kind of ...) someone unable to adapt to their circumstances

Definition 3: someone who copies the words or behavior of another - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ape in the sense of this definition

(ape is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of ape ) an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer, artist, or musician

(... is a kind of ape ) a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

Definition 4: represent in or produce a caricature of - [verb of communication]

Samples where ape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The drawing caricatured the President

Synonyms for ape in the sense of this definition

(ape is a kind of ...) imitate with mockery and derision

"The children mocked their handicapped classmate"

Definition 5: imitate uncritically and in every aspect - [verb of stative]

Samples where ape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her little brother apes her behavior

(ape is a kind of ...) appear like, as in behavior or appearance

"Life imitate art"

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