English dictionary definition of:

pretend


Noun

  • the enactment of a pretense

Verb

  • state insincerely
  • make believe with the intent to deceive
  • represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
  • put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
  • behave unnaturally or affectedly
  • put forward a claim and assert right or possession of

Adjective

  • imagined as in a play

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Thesaurus

act affect dissemble feign guess hazard make make-believe profess sham venture

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Prefixes: per or pre? and learn about the word pretend in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 23. Prefixes: when letters need changing..

Scrabble score for pretend


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 21:09:00 on 01-08-19

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