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1fake/ˈfeɪk/adjective
1fake
/ˈfeɪk/
adjective
Learner's definition of FAKE  
: not true or real : meant to look real or genuine but not real or genuine
2fake/ˈfeɪk/noun
pluralfakes
2fake
/ˈfeɪk/
noun
pluralfakes
Learner's definition of FAKE  
[count]
: a copy of something that is meant to look like the real thing in order to trick people
: a person who pretends to have some special knowledge or ability or pretends to be someone else
US, sports  : a movement (such as a pretended kick, pass, or step) that is meant to trick an opponent
3fake/ˈfeɪk/verb
fakesfakedfaking
3fake
/ˈfeɪk/
verb
fakesfakedfaking
Learner's definition of FAKE  
[+ object] 
: to make (something) seem real or true in order to trick someone
   b  : to change (something) in order to trick people
   c  : to make a copy of (something) in order to trick people
US, sports 
[+ object]  : to pretend to do (something) in order to trick an opponent
   b  [+ object]  : to trick (an opponent) by pretending to do something — often + out
   c  [no object]  : to make a false movement in order to deceive an opponent
[+ object]  : to pretend to know or to be able to do (something)

fake it

informal
: to pretend to be something that you are not or to have some knowledge or ability that you do not really have

fake out

[phrasal verb]
fake (someone) outchiefly US, informal or fake out (someone) 
: to deliberately deceive (someone) : fool
— see also 3fake 2b (above)

— faker

noun,pluralfakers[count]
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