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Definitions of counterfeit

  1. make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a copy that is represented as the original Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Representing by imitation or likeness; having a resemblance to something else; portrayed. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Fabricated in imitation of something else, with a view to defraud by passing the false copy for genuine or original; as, counterfeit antiques; counterfeit coin. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Assuming the appearance of something; false; spurious; deceitful; hypocritical; as, a counterfeit philanthropist. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. That which resembles or is like another thing; a likeness; a portrait; a counterpart. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. That which is made in imitation of something, with a view to deceive by passing the false for the true; as, the bank note was a counterfeit. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. One who pretends to be what he is not; one who personates another; an impostor; a cheat. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To imitate, or put on a semblance of; to mimic; as, to counterfeit the voice of another person. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To imitate with a view to deceiving, by passing the copy for that which is original or genuine; to forge; as, to counterfeit the signature of another, coins, notes, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To carry on a deception; to dissemble; to feign; to pretend. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To make counterfeits. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To copy for a dishonest purpose; to imitate with intent to deceive or defraud; as, to counterfeit money; forge. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To carry on deception. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Feigned; spurious; forged. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. An imitation made with intent to decelve; a forgery. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Counterfeiter. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. To imitate: to copy without authority: to forge. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. Something false or copied, or that pretends to be true and original. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Pretended: made in imitation of: forged: false. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Made in imitation; forged. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. Something made in imitation or forged. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. To imitate; forge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. To make fraudulently, as money; imitate deceitfully; feign; pretend. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Fraudulently imitated; spurious. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Something spurious, as a counterfeit coin; any imitation, as a portrait or copy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Forged; made in imitation, with a view to defraud, by passing it for genuine; not genuine; having the resemblance of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. A cheat; one who pretends to be what he is not; an impostor. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. To forge; to copy or imitate without authority or right, and palm off as genuine; to imitate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. To feign: to dissemble; to carry on a deception. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To copy or imitate without authority or right; to forge; to imitate with a view to deceive; to feign; to dissemble. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. False; forged; made in imitation of something else; not genuine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. A cheat or impostor; one who pretends to be what he is not; that which is made in imitation of something else. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  35. kown't[.e]r-fit, -f[=e]t, v.t. to imitate: to copy without authority: to forge.--n. something false or copied, or that pretends to be true and original.--adj. pretended: made in imitation of: forged: false.--n. COUN'TERFEITER, one who counterfeits.--adv. COUN'TERFEITLY, in a counterfeit manner: falsely.--n. COUN'TER-FES'ANCE (Spens.), act of counterfeiting: forgery. [O. Fr. contrefet, from contrefaire, to imitate--L. contra, against, fac[)e]re, to do.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  36. (Thing) made in imitation, not genuine, (of coins, writings, persons &c.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  37. Imitate; forge (coin, bank-notes, hand-writing); simulate (feelings); (fig.) resemble closely. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  38. n. An impostor; one who personates another; —who obtains goods on false pretences or by forged orders; —a forged imitation, as of handwriting, bank-note, &c. Cabinet Dictionary
  39. Forged, fictitious; deceitful, hypocritical. Complete Dictionary
  40. One who personates another; an impostor; something made in imitation of another; a forgery. Complete Dictionary
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