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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pretend berpura-pura, bikin-bikin, membuat-buat, pura-pura
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pretend pretend n : the enactment of a pretense; “it was just pretend” [syn: make-believe] v 1: make believe with the intent to deceive; “He feigned that he was ill”; “He shammed a headache” [syn: feign, sham, affect, dissemble] 2: behave unnaturally or affectedly; “She's just acting” [syn: dissemble, act] 3: put forward a claim and assert right or possession of; “pretend the title of King” 4: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; “I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again”; “I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong” [syn: guess, venture, hazard] 5: represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; “She makes like an actress” [syn: make, make believe ] 6: state insincerely; “He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt”; “She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber”; “She pretends to be an expert on wine” [syn: profess] pretend adj : imagined as in a play; “the make-believe world of theater”; “play money”; “dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish” [syn: make-believe]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pretend Pretend \Pre*tend"\, v. i. 1. To put in, or make, a claim, truly or falsely; to allege a title; to lay claim to, or strive after, something; -- usually with to. “Countries that pretend to freedom.” --Swift. [1913 Webster] For to what fine he would anon pretend, That know I well. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold out the appearance of being, possessing, or performing; to profess; to make believe; to feign; to sham; as, to pretend to be asleep. ``[He] pretended to drink the waters.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Pretend \Pre*tend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pretended; p. pr. & vb. n. Pretending.] [OE. pretenden to lay claim to, F. pr['e]tendre, L. praetendere, praetentum, to stretch forward, pretend, simulate, assert; prae before + tendere to stretch. See Tend, v. t. ] 1. To lay a claim to; to allege a title to; to claim. [1913 Webster] Chiefs shall be grudged the part which they pretend. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold before, or put forward, as a cloak or disguise for something else; to exhibit as a veil for something hidden. [R.] [1913 Webster] Lest that too heavenly form, pretended To hellish falsehood, snare them. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To hold out, or represent, falsely; to put forward, or offer, as true or real (something untrue or unreal); to show hypocritically, or for the purpose of deceiving; to simulate; to feign; as, to pretend friendship. [1913 Webster] This let him know, Lest, willfully transgressing, he pretend Surprisal. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. To intend; to design; to plot; to attempt. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Such as shall pretend Malicious practices against his state. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To hold before one; to extend. [Obs.] “His target always over her pretended.” --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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