Definitions for make believe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretense, pretence, make-believe(noun)

    imaginative intellectual play

  2. make-believe, pretend(adj)

    the enactment of a pretense

    "it was just pretend"

  3. make-believe, pretend(verb)

    imagined as in a play

    "the make-believe world of theater"; "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish"

  4. make, pretend, make believe(verb)

    represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like

    "She makes like an actress"

GCIDE

  1. make believe(v. i.)

    To pretend; -- often used with that, but often having the that omitted; as, he made believe he didn't hear her; or he made believe that he didn't hear her.

Wiktionary

  1. make believe(Noun)

    The act of pretending that what is imaginary is real.

  2. make believe(Verb)

    To pretend or imagine.

  3. make believe(Adjective)

    imaginary; conjured in someone's imagination, especially when imagined by a child

Freebase

  1. Make Believe

    Make Believe is the fifth studio album by Weezer, released on May 10, 2005, the eleventh anniversary of the release of their debut album. Bolstered by the Top 10 hit single "Beverly Hills", it gave Weezer their biggest chart album peak yet, hitting #11 in the UK, #1 in Canada, and #2 in the U.S., where it went gold quickly, and eventually platinum. The song also earned the band their first Grammy nomination for Best Rock Song. Despite this, Make Believe has received mixed reviews from critics and fans, though it has remained a consistent seller. As of December 2007, Make Believe has sold 1,215,000 units in the U.S. alone. It reached number two, the band's highest peak to date. Make Believe features the band's first two songs to top the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, the aforementioned "Beverly Hills" and "Perfect Situation."

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make believe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make believe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amy Catalano:

    It was amazing, it felt like a movie prop, it looked make-believe almost.

  2. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe.

  3. Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify:

    Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make-Believe!

  4. William Hazlitt:

    Man is a make-believe animal - he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.

  5. Louis-Ferdinand Céline:

    To philosophize is only another way of being afraid and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.

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