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1. fake [ a ] fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

He milks the latest scientific advances , translating them into his own special Buck_Rogers vocabulary to huckster his fake machines as a cure-all for everything from hay_fever to sexual impotence and cancer .

According_to the Food_and_Drug_Administration ( FDA ) , `` Doctor '' Ghadiali , Dr._Albert_Abrams and his clique , and Dr._Wilhelm_Reich - to name three notorious device quacks - succeeded , respectively , in distributing 10000 , 5000 , and 2000 fake health machines .

Sarah_Gross , a dress_shop proprietor , paid $ 1020 to a masseur , and Mr._A. , a laborer , paid $ 4200 to a chiropractor for treatment with two fake health machines - the `` radioclast '' and the `` diagnometer '' .

The Postmaster_General recently reported that mail_order frauds - among which fake therapeutic devices figure prominently - are at the highest level in history .

But it is our health - more precious than all the money in the world - that these modern witch_doctors with their fake therapeutic gadgets are gambling away .

Synonyms fake phony bogus bastard phoney Related Terms counterfeit

2. fake [ n ] something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be

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(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

Sam_Spade joins_forces with a band of adventurers in search of a priceless jeweled statue of a falcon ; but when the bird is found at_last , it turns_out to be a fake .

Synonyms sham fake postiche Related Terms imitation fake_book feign forge

3. fake [ v ] make a copy of with the intent to deceive
Examples: "he faked the signature" "they counterfeited dollar bills" She forged a Green Card"

Used in print:

(James J. Maguire, "A Family Affair"...)

In the case of academic personnel the `` feeling '' of participation can hardly be `` faked '' .

Synonyms fake forge counterfeit Related Terms re-create forger fakery forgery

4. fake [ n ] (football) a deceptive move made by a football player

Synonyms juke fake Related Terms feint football

5. fake [ v ] fake or falsify
Examples: "Fudge the figures" "cook the books" "falsify the data"

Synonyms manipulate fake falsify cook wangle misrepresent fudge Related Terms cheat juggle fabricate imposter misrepresentation falsification falsifier misrepresentaation fakery

6. fake [ a ] not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
Examples: "it isn't fake anything it's real synthetic fur" "faux pearls" "false teeth" "decorated with imitation palm leaves" "a purse of simulated alligator hide"

Synonyms simulated imitation false faux fake Related Terms artificial

7. fake [ v ] talk through one's hat
Examples: "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"

Synonyms bullshit fake bull waffle Related Terms feign bull

8. fake [ n ] a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Synonyms fraud faker fake role_player impostor sham pseudo pseud pretender shammer imposter Related Terms deceiver name_dropper namedropper ringer feign dissemble waffle simulate fudge

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