verb (used with object), per·son·at·ed, per·son·at·ing.
verb (used without object), per·son·at·ed, per·son·at·ing.
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Origin of personate1
OTHER WORDS FROM personateper·son·a·tion, nounper·son·a·tive, adjectiveper·son·a·tor, noun
Definition for personate (2 of 2)
- (of a bilabiate corolla) masklike.
- having the lower lip pushed upward so as to close the gap between the lips, as in the snapdragon.
- having a masked or disguised form, as the larvae of certain insects.
- having masklike markings.
OTHER WORDS FROM personateper·son·ate·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for personate
It is not found simply in the personation of vicious characters, whether in the shape of heroic crime or vulgar comedy.
For the reason that his personation belongs to an entirely new school.Letters of Peregrine Pickle|George P. Upton
In the Seville auto of September 24, 1559, there were three cases of personation.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
As to the personation of votes, there should have been no allegation made.Ralph the Heir|Anthony Trollope
Iamblichus next tackles the difficult question of imposition and personation by spirits.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang