Definitions of pretend:
  • noun:   the enactment of a pretense
    Example: "It was just pretend"
  • verb:   put forward a claim and assert right or possession of
    Example: "Pretend the title of King"
  • verb:   state insincerely
    Example: "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"
  • verb:   represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
  • verb:   behave unnaturally or affectedly
  • verb:   make believe with the intent to deceive
  • verb:   put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
    Example: "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
  • adjective:   imagined as in a play
    Example: "Dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish"

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