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coun•ter•feit



Pronunciation: (koun'tur-fit"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/counterfeit.html on line 79 [key]
adj.
1. made in imitation so as to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; not genuine; forged: counterfeit dollar bills.
2. pretended; unreal: counterfeit grief.

n.
1. an imitation intended to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; forgery.
2. Archaic.a copy.
3. Archaic.a close likeness; portrait.
4. Obs.impostor; pretender.

v.t.
1. to make a counterfeit of; imitate fraudulently; forge.
2. to resemble.
3. to simulate.

v.i.
1. to make counterfeits, as of money.
2. to feign; dissemble.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/counterfeit.html on line 166 counterfeit (Thesaurus)

 

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