Personate



[pur-suh-neyt] /ˈpɜr səˌneɪt/

verb (used with object), personated, personating.
1.
to act or portray (a character in a play, a part, etc.).
2.
to assume the character or appearance of; pass oneself off as, especially with fraudulent intent; impersonate.
3.
to represent in terms of properties or characteristics; personify.
verb (used without object), personated, personating.
4.
to act or play a part.
[pur-suh-nit, -neyt] /ˈpɜr sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
Botany.

2.
Zoology.

/ˈpɜːsəˌneɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to act the part of (a character in a play); portray
2.
a less common word for personify
3.
(criminal law) to assume the identity of (another person) with intent to deceive
/ˈpɜːsənɪt; -ˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
(of the corollas of certain flowers) having two lips in the form of a face

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