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Roget category 21

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.2. Relation
›› 1.2.3. Partial relation

#21. [Result of imitation.] Copy

noun

copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness.
image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, photo offset, electrotypeimitation etc. 19model, representation, adumbration, studyportrait etc. (representation) 554resemblance.
duplicate, reproductioncast, tracingreflex, reflexion [Brit.], reflection shadow, echo.
transcript [copy into a non-visual form], transcriptionrecording, scan.
chip off the old blockreprint, new printingrechauffe [Fr.]apograph, fair copy.
parody, caricature, burlesque, travesty, travestie, paraphrase.
[copy with some differences] derivative, derivation, modification, expansion, extension, revisionsecond edition etc. (repetition) 104.
servile copy, servile imitationplagiarism, counterfeit, fake etc. (deception) 545pasticcio.

adjective

faithfullifelike etc. (similar) 17close, conscientious.
unoriginal, imitative, derivative.



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