Definition of Personate. Meaning of Personate. Synonyms of Personate

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Definition of Personate

Personate
Personate Per"son*ate, v. i. To play or assume a character.
Personate
Personate Per"son*ate, a. [L. personatus masked.] (Bot.) Having the throat of a bilabiate corolla nearly closed by a projection of the base of the lower lip; masked, as in the flower of the snapdragon.
Personate
Personate Per"son*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Personated; p. pr. & vb. n. Personating.] [L. personare to cry out, LL., to extol. See Person.] To celebrate loudly; to extol; to praise. [Obs.] In fable, hymn, or song so personating Their gods ridiculous. --Milton.
Personate
Personate Per"son*ate, v. t. [L. personatus masked, assumed, fictitious, fr. persona a mask. See Person.] 1. To assume the character of; to represent by a fictitious appearance; to act the part of; hence, to counterfeit; to feign; as, he tried to personate his brother; a personated devotion. --Hammond. 2. To set forth in an unreal character; to disguise; to mask. [R.] ``A personated mate.' --Milton. 3. To personify; to typify; to describe. --Shak.

Meaning of Personate from wikipedia

- English criminal law#Forgery, personation and cheating Shi (personator) "Personate definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary". Collins English...
- in OED until mC18: 'Whatever characters any... have for the jestsake personated... are now thrown off' (1749, Fielding, Tom Jones). Pavis (1998, 47)....
- particularly the New World group (Saerorhinum). The genus is characterized by personate flowers with an inferior gibbous corolla. Antirrhinum used to be treated...
- Springs Glorie, a 1638 court masque by Thomas Nabbes, state, "Christmas is personated by an old reverend Gentleman in a furr'd gown and cappe &c." Shrovetide...
- has been extorted by threats or fear of bodily harm, or obtained by personating the woman’s husband, or by false and fraudulent representations as to...
- diminutive being of the same tribe as the Lepracaun, but, unlike him, he personated love and idleness, and always appeared with a dudeen in his jaw in lonesome...
- of the Criminal Code, (1) Everyone commits an offense who fraudulently personates another person, living or dead, (a) with intent to gain advantage for...
- as to the nature of the act, or, in the case of a married woman, by personating her husband, is guilty of a crime, which is called rape." The first Australian...
- Emilia's Servant Country Wenches and Women personating Hymen, Boy A Laborer Countrymen, Messengers A Man personating Hymen, Boy Executioners, Guards, Soldiers...
- testaments, bills of exchange, stocks, stamps, banknotes, etc. Falsely personating another with intent to defraud Destroying ships to the prejudice of insurance...