Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb pretend

Sense 1:
feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble
misrepresent, belie
Sense 5:
make, pretend, make believe
act, play, represent
Sense 2:
dissemble, pretend, act

Sense 3:
pretend
claim, lay claim, arrogate
Sense 4:
guess, venture, pretend, hazard
speculate
Sense 6:
profess, pretend
claim
Similarity of adj pretended

1 sense of pretended

Sense 1:
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham
counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative
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