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Meaning of word pretend from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

pretend   noun

Meaning : The enactment of a pretense.

Example : It was just pretend.

Synonyms : make-believe

pretend   verb

Meaning : Make believe with the intent to deceive.

Example : He feigned that he was ill.
He shammed a headache.

Synonyms : affect, dissemble, feign, sham

Meaning : Behave unnaturally or affectedly.

Example : She's just acting.

Synonyms : act, dissemble

Meaning : Put forward a claim and assert right or possession of.

Example : Pretend the title of King.

Meaning : Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation.

Example : I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again.
I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong.

Synonyms : guess, hazard, venture

Meaning : Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like.

Example : She makes like an actress.

Synonyms : make, make believe

* बनावटी ढंग से प्रस्तुत करना या दर्शाना या दिखावा करना या किसी के समान अभिनय करना।

शीला खुद को अभिनेत्री जैसा दिखाती है।
आडंबर करना, आडम्बर करना, ढोंग करना, दिखाना, दिखावा करना, लिफ़ाफ़ा बनाना, लिफाफा बनाना, शो करना

Meaning : State insincerely.

Example : He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt.
She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber.
She pretends to be an expert on wine.

Synonyms : profess

pretend   adjective

Meaning : Imagined as in a play.

Example : The make-believe world of theater.
Play money.
Dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish.

Synonyms : make-believe


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