Definition of PRETEND

noun : PRETEND

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : PRETEND

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) put forward a claim and assert right or possession of; "pretend the title of King" ;

  • 4. (

    ) put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong" ;

  • 6. (

    ) state insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine" ;

Adjective : PRETEND

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) imagined as in a play; "the make-believe world of theater"; "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish" ;

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