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counterfeit

noun

1 counterfeit

A copy that is represented as the original.

synonym: forgery.

Roget 21: copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness.    image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, ... show more

Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 19: imitation; copying etc. v.; transcription; repetition, duplication, reduplication; quotation; reproduction; mimeograph, xerox, facsimile; ... show more

Dutch: bedriegelijk, bedrog, namaak, nep, smederij, vals, vervalsen, vervalsing
Polish: falsyfikat, faƂszywka



verb

1 counterfeit

Make a copy of with the intent to deceive:
— They counterfeited dollar bills.

synonyms: fake, forge.

Roget 19: imitate, copy, mirror, reflect, reproduce, repeat; do like, echo, reecho, catch; transcribe; match, parallel.    ... show more

Roget 544: be false etc. adj., be a liar etc. 548; speak falsely etc. adv.; tell a lie etc. 546; lie, fib; ... show more

Dutch: faken, falsificeren, vervalsen

adjective

1 counterfeit

Not genuine; imitating something superior:
— Counterfeit emotion.
— Counterfeit money.
— Counterfeit works of art.
— A counterfeit prince.

synonym: imitative.

Roget 545: deceived etc. v.; deceiving &c.; cunning etc. 702; prestigious, prestigiatory; deceptive, deceptious; deceitful, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: act, act a part, act like, affect, affected, agent, alike, alternate, alternative, analogy, ape, aped, apocryphal, appear like, approach, approximate, artificial, assume, assumed, backup ... show more.

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