make-believe

Definitions of make-believe
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n imaginative intellectual play

Synonyms:
pretence, pretense
Type of:
imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery
the ability to form mental images of things or events

n the enactment of a pretense

Synonyms:
pretend
Type of:
feigning, pretence, pretending, pretense, simulation
the act of giving a false appearance

adj imagined as in a play

“the make-believe world of theater”
Synonyms:
pretend
unreal
lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

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