fake - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlefaking
past tensefaked
past participlefaked
  1. 1
    to pretend that something has happened when it has not

    He left the country after faking his own death.

  2. 2
    to make an exact copy of something in order to trick people

    The signature had been faked.

  3. 3
    to pretend to have a feeling that you do not have

phrasal verbs