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Adjective: counterfeit  kawn-tu(r)-fit
  1. Not genuine; imitating something superior
    "counterfeit money"; "a counterfeit prince"; "counterfeit emotion";
    - imitative
Noun: counterfeit  kawn-tu(r)-fit
  1. A copy that is represented as the original
    - forgery
Verb: counterfeit  kawn-tu(r)-fit
  1. Make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    "they counterfeited dollar bills";
    - forge, fake

Derived forms: counterfeiting, counterfeited, counterfeits

See also: artificial, assumed, bad, base, bogus, cod [Brit], fake, false, fictitious, fictive, forged, inauthentic, insincere, mock, ostensible, ostensive, phoney, phony [N. Amer], pinchbeck, pretended, pseudo, put on, sham, spurious, synthetic, unauthentic, unreal

Type of: imitation, re-create

Antonym: genuine

Encyclopedia: Counterfeit