verb (used with object), im·per·son·at·ed, im·per·son·at·ing.
Examples from the Web for impersonated
He had married a man, then impersonated him and withdrawn $250,000 from his bank account, leading to four years in prison.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010, he impersonated a minor-league pitcher to publicize a charity providing college scholarships to cancer survivors.
You Michael, have impersonated, or played may be a better word, Mozart, ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair, Caligula.
Garrick's services to Shakespeare extended beyond the parts which he impersonated.The Facts About Shakespeare|William Allan Nielson
Then has the romance of law been impersonated for ever to your mind.The Collector|Henry T. Tuckerman
At the wassailing ceremony a boy climbed up into a tree and impersonated the bird.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
The face belonged to the man who had impersonated her father.The Million Dollar Mystery|Harold MacGrath
At another club party she impersonated Mrs. Jarley, with a fine collection of celebrities, which she exhibited proudly.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
British Dictionary definitions for impersonated
Word Origin and History for impersonated
1620s, "to invest with a personality," from assimilated form of Latin in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + persona "person." Sense of "to assume the person or character of" is first recorded 1715. Earlier in same sense was personate (1610s). Related: Impersonated; impersonating.