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Definitions and Synonyms of make believe | Another word for make believe | What is make believe?

Definition 1: represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like - [verb of communication]

Samples where make believe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She makes like an actress

Synonyms for make believe in the sense of this definition

(make believe is a kind of ...) play a role or part

"Gielgud played Hamlet" "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role" "She played the servant to her husband's master"

(... is a kind of make believe ) pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it

"She isn't really working--she's just going through the motions"

(make believe has a similar meaning as ...) make believe with the intent to deceive

"He feigned that he was ill" "He shammed a headache"

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