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Definition 1: an unauthorized copy or imitation - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for clone in the sense of this definition

(clone is a kind of ...) a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

"she made a copy of the designer dress" "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"

Definition 2: a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for clone in the sense of this definition

(clone is a kind of ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Definition 3: a person who is almost identical to another - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for clone in the sense of this definition

(clone is a kind of ...) someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

"he could be Gingrich's double" "she's the very image of her mother"

(clone is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: make multiple identical copies of - [verb of creation]

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

  • people can clone a sheep nowadays

(clone is a kind of ...) make a replica of

"copy that drawing" "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"

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