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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word pretend:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. pretend: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pretend: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pretend: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pretend: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pretend: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pretend, pretend: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pretend, pretend: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pretend: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pretend: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pretend: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pretend: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. pretend: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Pretend, pretend: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. pretend: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. pretend: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pretend: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. pretend: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Pretend (Tinashe song), Pretend (album), Pretend (song), Pretend: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. pretend: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Pretend: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. pretend: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. pretend: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. pretend: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pretend: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. pretend: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. pretend: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. pretend: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. pretend: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. pretend: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PRETEND: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Pretend (song), pretend: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretend: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. pretend: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  2. pretend: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Pretend: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (pretend)

noun:  the enactment of a pretense ("It was just pretend")
verb:  put forward a claim and assert right or possession of ("Pretend the title of King")
verb:  state insincerely ("She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber")
verb:  represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
verb:  behave unnaturally or affectedly
verb:  make believe with the intent to deceive
verb:  put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation ("I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong")
adjective:  imagined as in a play ("Dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish")

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Words similar to pretend:   act, affect, dissemble, feign, make-believe, play, pretended, pretending, sham, more...

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