What does pretended mean?

Definitions for pretended
prɪˈtɛn dɪdpre·tend·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(adj)

    adopted in order to deceive

    "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pretended

    of Pretend

  2. Pretended(adj)

    making a false appearance; unreal; false; as, pretended friend

How to pronounce pretended?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say pretended in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pretended in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pretended in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pretended in a Sentence

  1. William Weinreb:

    He pretended to be a spectator but he had murder in his heart.

  2. John Gay:

    An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.

  3. Jacques Derrida:

    To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.

  4. Prosecutor Jason Nicol:

    There is no question: if Mr Carson did not have actual influence he certainly pretended he did so.

  5. Van Der Beek:

    I did [meet Trump] at an Oscar party years ago, it was a two second passing. He pretended to [recognize me] if he didn’t.

Images & Illustrations of pretended

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