Definitions of counterfeit

  1. To feign: to dissemble; to carry on a deception.
  2. To copy for a dishonest purpose; to imitate with intent to deceive or defraud; as, to counterfeit money; forge.
  3. To imitate: to copy without authority: to forge.
  4. To carry on deception.
  5. To copy or imitate without authority or right; to forge; to imitate with a view to deceive; to feign; to dissemble.
  6. An imitation made with intent to decelve; a forgery.
  7. Counterfeiter.
  8. Something false or copied, or that pretends to be true and original.
  9. Something made in imitation or forged.
  10. Something spurious, as a counterfeit coin; any imitation, as a portrait or copy.
  11. A cheat; one who pretends to be what he is not; an impostor.
  12. A cheat or impostor; one who pretends to be what he is not; that which is made in imitation of something else.
  13. Representing by imitation or likeness; having a resemblance to something else; portrayed.
  14. Fabricated in imitation of something else, with a view to defraud by passing the false copy for genuine or original; as, counterfeit antiques; counterfeit coin.
  15. Assuming the appearance of something; false; spurious; deceitful; hypocritical; as, a counterfeit philanthropist.
  16. That which resembles or is like another thing; a likeness; a portrait; a counterpart.
  17. That which is made in imitation of something, with a view to deceive by passing the false for the true; as, the bank note was a counterfeit.
  18. One who pretends to be what he is not; one who personates another; an impostor; a cheat.
  19. To imitate, or put on a semblance of; to mimic; as, to counterfeit the voice of another person.
  20. To carry on a deception; to dissemble; to feign; to pretend.
  21. To make counterfeits.
  22. Feigned; spurious; forged.
  23. Pretended: made in imitation of: forged: false.
  24. Made in imitation; forged.
  25. Fraudulently imitated; spurious.
  26. False; forged; made in imitation of something else; not genuine.