What does personate mean?

Definitions for personate
ˈpɜr səˌneɪtper·son·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

How to pronounce personate?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say personate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of personate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of personate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of personate in a Sentence

  1. Tillotson:

    It is difficult to personate and act a part long, for where truth is not at the bottom Nature will always be endeavouring to return, and will peep out and betray herself one time or other.

Images & Illustrations of personate

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