impersonate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From im- +‎ person +‎ -ate. Compare incorporate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɜːsəneɪt/

Verb[edit]

impersonate (third-person singular simple present impersonates, present participle impersonating, simple past and past participle impersonated)

  1. (transitive) to pretend to be (a different person); to assume the identity of
    Synonyms: personate
    The conman managed to impersonate several executives.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) to manifest in corporeal form; to personify
    Synonyms: embody

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

impersonate

  1. second-person plural present of impersonare
  2. second-person plural imperative of impersonare

Past participle[edit]

impersonate f pl

  1. feminine plural past participle of impersonare

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