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Definition 1: the act of mocking or ridiculing - [noun denoting act]

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

  • they made a mock of him

(mock is a kind of ...) the act of deriding or treating with contempt

Definition 2: treat with contempt - [verb of communication]

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

  • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

Synonyms for mock in the sense of this definition

(mock is a kind of ...) interact in a certain way

"Do right by her" "Treat him with caution, please" "Handle the press reporters gently"

(... is a kind of mock ) harass with persistent criticism or carping

"The children teased the new teacher" "Don't ride me so hard over my failure" "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

(... is a kind of mock ) subject to laughter or ridicule

"The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house" "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher" "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"

(... is a kind of mock ) treat or speak of with contempt

"He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"

Definition 3: imitate with mockery and derision - [verb of communication]

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

  • The children mocked their handicapped classmate

(mock is a kind of ...) reproduce someone's behavior or looks

"The mime imitated the passers-by" "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"

(... is a kind of mock ) represent in or produce a caricature of

"The drawing caricatured the President"

(... is a kind of mock ) represent another person with comic intentions

(... is a kind of mock ) make a parody of

"The students spoofed the teachers"

Definition 4: constituting a copy or imitation of something - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • boys in mock battle

(mock is similar to ...) not genuine; imitating something superior

"counterfeit emotion" "counterfeit money" "counterfeit works of art" "a counterfeit prince"

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