US: /ˈɪməˌteɪt/
UK: /ˈɪmɪtˌe‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

imitate /imitate/
  • ngoại động từ
    • theo gương, noi gương
      • to imitate the virtues of great men: theo gương đạo đức của những người vĩ đại
    • bắt chước, làm theo; mô phỏng, phỏng mẫu
      • parrots imitate human speech: vẹt bắt chước tiếng người
    • làm giả
      • to imitate diamonds: làm giả kim cương

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb [VN]
1 to copy sb/sth: Her style of painting has been imitated by other artists. + Art imitates Nature. + Teachers provide a model for children to imitate. + No computer can imitate the complex functions of the human brain.
2 to copy the way a person speaks or behaves, in order to amuse people
Synonym: MIMIC
She knew that the girls used to imitate her and laugh at her behind her back.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 mimic, copy, ape, parrot, monkey, emulate, impersonate, do an impression of; echo, simulate:
Cruikshank was imitating the boss, who walked in at that very moment. His style imitates that of Carlyle
2 copy, mimic, mock, parody, satirize, burlesque, caricature, travesty, Colloq spoof, take off, Brit send up:
In Hudibras, Samuel Butler imitated the style of the heroic epic.

Concise English dictionary

+reproduce someone's behavior or looks
+appear like, as in behavior or appearance
+make a reproduction or copy of