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Definition 1: attribute human qualities to something - [verb of cognition]

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

  • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

Synonyms for personate in the sense of this definition

(personate is a kind of ...) attribute or credit to

"We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare" "People impute great cleverness to cats"

Definition 2: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions - [verb of communication]

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

  • She posed as the Czar's daughter

Synonyms for personate in the sense of this definition

(personate is a kind of ...) cause someone to believe an untruth

"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

(... is a kind of personate ) pretend to be someone or something that you are not

"he is masquerading as an expert on the internet" "This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty"

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