What does pretended mean?

Definitions for pretendedprɪˈtɛn dɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pretended.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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. R Chamberlain:

    There is not half so much danger in the desperate sword of a known foe as in the smooth insinuations of a pretended friend.

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