Synonyms of imitation in English:

imitation


See definition of imitation

noun

1‘she wore an imitation of a sailor's hat’

SYNONYMS

copy, simulation, reproduction, replica

counterfeit, forgery, fake

2‘learning by imitation’

SYNONYMS

emulation, copying, following, echoing, parroting

3‘he did a perfect imitation of Francis’

SYNONYMS

impersonation, impression, parody, mockery, caricature, burlesque, travesty, lampoon, pastiche

mimicry, mimicking, imitating, aping, mocking

informal send-up, take-off, spoof


adjective

1‘imitation ivory’

SYNONYMS

artificial, synthetic, simulated, man-made, manufactured, ersatz, substitute

reproduction, replica, repro, facsimile, model

mock, sham, fake, counterfeit, bogus, spurious

informal pseudo, phoney, dummy

British informal cod

ANTONYMS

real, genuine