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make believe

Definitions of make believe
  1. verb
    represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
    synonyms: make, pretend
    affect, dissemble, feign, pretend, sham
    make believe with the intent to deceive
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    types:
    go through the motions
    pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it
    type of:
    act, play, represent
    play a role or part
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