Associations to the word «Imitation»


IMITATION, noun. The act of imitating.
IMITATION, noun. A copy.
IMITATION VANILLA, noun. Synthetically produced vanillin, used in place of vanilla extract from vanilla beans.

Dictionary definition

IMITATION, noun. The doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations.
IMITATION, noun. Something copied or derived from an original.
IMITATION, noun. Copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else.
IMITATION, noun. A representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect.
IMITATION, adjective. Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche