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pretend
prɪ'tɛnd
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Imagined as in a play.
(名) As a noun
  1. The enactment of a pretense.
(动) As a verb
  1. State insincerely.
  2. Make believe with the intent to deceive.
  3. Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like.
  4. Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation.
  5. Behave unnaturally or affectedly.
  6. Put forward a claim and assert right or possession of.
Hyphenationpre•tend
Part of Speech(动) verb, (剂物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
Matching Results
假装jiǎzhuāngto feign; to pretend
假托jiǎtuōto make something up; also written 假托
装扮zhuāngbànto dress up; to disguise oneself
装作zhuāngzuòto pretend; to feign; to act a part
佯装yángzhuāngto pretend; to pose as
假托jiǎtuōto pretend; to use a pretext; to make something up; to pass oneself off as somebody else; to make use of
故作gùzuòto pretend; to feign
装成zhuāngchéngto pretend
to pretend, appear as if
乔装qiáozhuāngto pretend; to feign; to disguise oneself
yángto feign; to pretend
假作jiǎzuòto feign; to pretend
dàito cheat; to pretend; to deceive
谎称huǎngchēngto claim; to pretend
jiǎoto correct; to rectify; to redress; strong; brave; to pretend; to feign; affectation; (Chinese surname)
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