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Imitation

Im´i`ta´tion
n.1.The act of imitating.
Poesy is an art of imitation, . . . that is to say, a representing, counterfeiting, or figuring forth.
- Sir P. Sidney.
2.That which is made or produced as a copy; that which is made to resemble something else, whether for laudable or for fraudulent purposes; likeness; resemblance.
3.(Mus.) One of the principal means of securing unity and consistency in polyphonic composition; the repetition of essentially the same melodic theme, phrase, or motive, on different degrees of pitch, by one or more of the other parts of voises. Cf. Canon.
4.(Biol.) The act of condition of imitating another species of animal, or a plant, or unanimate object. See Imitate, v. t., 3.
Noun1.imitation - the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
Antonyms:
formalism - the doctrine that formal structure rather than content is what should be represented
2.imitation - a copy that is represented as the original
Synonyms: counterfeit, forgery
3.imitation - copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
4.imitation - a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
Adj.1.imitation - not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "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: faux, simulated, fake, false
To see imitations in your dream, forewarns that you should be cautious of trouble and loss to come. To dream that someone is imitating your lover, forewarns of deception by that person.accordance, acting, adoption, affected, agent, agreement, alike, alikeness, alliance, alternate, alternative, analogy, aped, aping, apocryphal, approach, appropriation, approximation, artificial, assimilation, assumed, assumption, backup, bastard, bogus, borrowed plumes, brummagem, burlesque, caricature, certified copy, change, changeling, characterization, cheat, clinquant, closeness, colorable, colored, community, comparability, comparison, conduplication, conformity, consimilar, copied, copy, copying, correspondence, counterfeit, counterfeited, counterpart, deputy, derivation, deriving, distorted, double, doubling, dressed up, dumb show, dummy, duplication, echo, ectype, embellished, embodiment, embroidered, emulation, enacting, enactment, equal, equivalent, ersatz, exchange, factitious, fair copy, faithful copy, fake, faked, fakement, false, falsified, farce, favoring, feigned, fictitious, fictive, fill-in, following, forged, forgery, frame-up, fraud, garbled, gemination, ghost, ghostwriter, hoax, hokey, homogeneous, icon, identical, identity, illegitimate, image, imitated, impersonating, impersonation, impostor, impression, incarnation, infringement, ingemination, iteration, junk, junky, knockoff, lampoon, like, likeness, likening, locum tenens, make-believe, makeshift, man-made, masquerade, metaphor, metonymy, mimesis, mimicked, mimicking, mimicry, miming, mock, mock-up, mockery, mocking, model, nearly reproduced, nearness, next best thing, not unlike, palingenesis, pantomime, pantomiming, parallelism, paraphrase, parity, parody, paste, pasticcio, pastiche, performance, performing, personation, personification, personnel, perverted, phony, picture, pinch, pinch hitter, pinchbeck, pirating, plagiarism, plagiarized, plagiary, playing, portrait, portrayal, posing, pretended, provisional, proxy, pseudo, put-on, put-up job, quasi, queer, quotation, re-creation, re-formation, reappearance, rebirth, rebuilding, reconstitution, reconstruction, recurrence, redesign, redoing, redoubling, reduplication, reecho, reedition, reestablishment, refashioning, regeneration, regenesis, regurgitation, reincarnation, reinstitution, reissue, reiteration, relief, remaking, renascence, renewal, renovation, reoccurrence, reorganization, repetition, replacement, replication, representation, representative, reprinting, reproduction, resemblance, resembling, reserve, reserves, reshaping, restoration, restructuring, resumption, resurrection, return, revision, revival, ringer, rip-off, sameness, satire, second string, secondary, self-styled, semblance, sham, shoddy, sign, similar, similarity, simile, similitude, simulacrum, simulated, simulation, smacking of, so-called, soi-disant, something like, spare, spares, spurious, squib, stand-in, stopgap, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, suggestive of, superseder, supplanter, supposititious, surrogate, swindle, symbol, synecdoche, synthetic, take-off, takeoff, taking, temporary, tentative, third string, tin, tinsel, titivated, token, travesty, twinning, twisted, unauthentic, understudy, ungenuine, uniform with, unnatural, unreal, utility, utility player, version, vicar, vicarious, vice-president, vice-regent, warped, whited sepulcher, wicked imitation
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