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1. counterfeit

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌfɪt, ˈkaʊnɝˌfɪt'] a copy that is represented as the original.

Synonyms

  • forgery

Antonyms

  • right
  • honest

Etymology

  • countrefait (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Counterfeit

  • counterfeit
  • misfit
  • outfit
  • proudfit
  • retrofit

Example sentences of the word counterfeit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Depositing counterfeit money into a bank account is illegal, even if you do not know it is illegal.

2. Noun, plural
Many counterfeit Versace ties have the ribbons flowing in the wrong direction, other counterfeits have random animals.

3. Adjective
It is in your best interest if you refuse to buy counterfeit 7 For All Mankind jeans.

4. Verb, past participle
Once you know bills are counterfeit you become a criminal if you try to pass them.

Quotes containing the word counterfeit


1. Then the lover, who is true and no counterfeit, must of necessity be loved by his love.
- Plato

2. counterfeit

adjective. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌfɪt, ˈkaʊnɝˌfɪt'] not genuine; imitating something superior.

Synonyms

  • mock
  • phony
  • fake
  • false
  • pinchbeck
  • ostensive
  • pseudo
  • synthetic
  • imitative
  • fictive
  • base
  • sham
  • bogus
  • unreal
  • put on
  • forged
  • bad
  • fictitious
  • phoney
  • bastard
  • pretended
  • assumed
  • inauthentic
  • unauthentic
  • spurious
  • ostensible
  • insincere

Antonyms

  • genuine
  • sincere
  • true
  • unaffected

Etymology

  • countrefait (Anglo-Norman)

3. counterfeit

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌfɪt, ˈkaʊnɝˌfɪt'] make a copy of with the intent to deceive.

Synonyms

  • forge
  • fake

Antonyms

  • falsity
  • harmonious
  • constant

Etymology

  • countrefait (Anglo-Norman)
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