Definitions for Personateˈpɜr səˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pose, impersonate, personate(verb)

    pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions

    "She posed as the Czar's daughter"

  2. personify, personate(verb)

    attribute human qualities to something

    "The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. personate(Verb)

    to fraudulently portray another person; to impersonate

  2. personate(Verb)

    to portray a character (as in a play); to act

  3. personate(Verb)

    to attribute personal characteristics to something; to personify

  4. personate(Adjective)

    Having the throat of a bilabiate corolla nearly closed by a projection of the base of the lower lip; masked, as in the flower of the snapdragon.

  5. Origin: From personatus

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Personate(verb)

    to celebrate loudly; to extol; to praise

  2. Personate(verb)

    to assume the character of; to represent by a fictitious appearance; to act the part of; hence, to counterfeit; to feign; as, he tried to personate his brother; a personated devotion

  3. Personate(verb)

    to set forth in an unreal character; to disguise; to mask

  4. Personate(verb)

    to personify; to typify; to describe

  5. Personate(verb)

    to play or assume a character

  6. Personate(adj)

    having the throat of a bilabiate corolla nearly closed by a projection of the base of the lower lip; masked, as in the flower of the snapdragon

  7. Origin: [L. personatus masked.]

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