impersonate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɜːsəneɪt/

VerbEdit

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.
    Synonym: personate
    The conman managed to impersonate several executives.
  2. (transitive, computing) To operate with the permissions of a different user account.
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To manifest in corporeal form; to personify.
    Synonym: embody

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

impersonate

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

VerbEdit

impersonate f pl

  1. feminine plural past participle of impersonare

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