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Personate

Per´son`ate
v. t.1.To celebrate loudly; to extol; to praise.
[imp. & p. p. Personated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Personating .]
1.To assume the character of; to represent by a fictitious appearance; to act the part of; hence, to counterfeit; to feign; as, he tried to personate his brother; a personated devotion.
2.To set forth in an unreal character; to disguise; to mask.
3.To personify; to typify; to describe.
v. i.1.To play or assume a character.
a.1.(Bot.) Having the throat of a bilabiate corolla nearly closed by a projection of the base of the lower lip; masked, as in the flower of the snapdragon.
Verb1.personate - pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter"
Synonyms: impersonate, pose
2.personate - attribute human qualities to something; "The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous"
Synonyms: personify

TO PERSONATE, crim. law. The act of assuming the character of another without lawful authority, and, in such character, doing something to his prejudice, or to the prejudice of another, without his will or consent.
     2. The bare fact of personating another for the purpose of fraud, is no more than a cheat or misdemeanor at common law, and punishable as such. 2 East, P. C. 1010; 2 Russ. on Cr. 479.
     3. By the act of congress of the 30th April, 1790, s. 15, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 86, it is enacted, that "if any person shall acknowledge, or procure to be acknowledged in any court of the United States, any recognizance, bail or judgment, in the name or names of any other person or persons not privy or consenting to the same, every such person or persons, on conviction thereof, shall be fined not exceeding five thousand dollars, or be imprisoned not exceeding seven years, and whipped not exceeding thirty-nine stripes, Provided nevertheless. that this act shall not extend to the acknowledgment of any judgment or judgments by any attorney or attorneys, duly admitted, for any person or persons against whom any such judgment or judgments shall be bad or given." Vide, generally, 2 John. Cas. 293; 16 Vin. Ab. 336; Com. Dig. Action on the case for a deceit, A 3.

act, act a part, act as, act out, adumbrate, ape, body forth, copy, create a role, demonstrate, depict, do, embody, enact, exemplify, figure, foreshadow, illustrate, image, impersonate, incarnate, masquerade as, mime, mimic, mirror, pantomime, pass for, perform, personify, play, play a part, play a role, play opposite, portray, pose as, prefigure, pretend to be, pretypify, project, realize, reflect, represent, shadow, shadow forth, support, sustain a part, take a part, take off
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Personal tithes
Personal verb
personalise
personalised
Personalism
Personality
personality assessment
personality disorder
personality inventory
Personality of laws
personality test
Personalize
personalized
Personalized Array Translator
Personally
Personalty
-- Personate --
Personation
Personator
Personeity
personhood
Personification
Personifier
Personify
Personize
Personnel
personnel carrier
personnel casualty
personnel department
personnel office
personnel pouch
Persoonia
Perspective
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