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, shamadjective

    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. Pretendedadjective

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

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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. Alexei Pushkov:

    They pretended... Only 20 percent of their (U.S. led coalition) operations produced results, 80 percent of them did not lead to bombardments, they returned to base for different reasons.

  2. Ryan Reynolds:

    It was Ryans first time. He was understandably scared. It all happened so fast. Like, REALLY fast. He wept. I pretended to weep. Then he called all his friend [sic]. #voteearly.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    This whole time they've pretended that they basically don't care about the criticism, but this is a signal they have taken that to heart and they're trying to rebut that perception.

  4. Martin Fayulu:

    Tshisekedi took a dangerous shortcut to power at the expense of the Congolese people that Felix Tshisekedi pretended to defend, kabila couldn't manipulate the polls for his preferred candidate, so he went with Tshisekedi as a Plan B because( he was) seen as manipulable. ( There's) no long-term peace and stability with faulty institutions.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Joe Biden campaigned for president as a moderate, but on virtually every issue he has governed like a woke left-wing zealot, by opposing Biden’s multi-trillion dollar socialist boondoggle, Manchin is governing like the sane moderate Democrat that Biden pretended to be on the campaign trail.

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    offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    • A. nasty
    • B. urban
    • C. disjointed
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