- a copy or reproduction of a work of art produced by the maker of the original or under his or her supervision.
- any close or exact copy or reproduction.
Origin of replica
Synonyms for replicaSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for replicalikeness, clone, miniature, facsimile, imitation, reproduction, model, copy, mimic, repeat, ditto, reduplication, photocopy, look-alike, Xerox, dupe, replication, flimsy, carbon, mimeo
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Contemporary Examples of replica
On the piano is a portrait of Lizzie, and replica skulls of the Bordens are displayed in the dining room.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?
October 30, 2014
The duchess sat at a replica radio to hear, learn about, and decipher morse code.Kate Middleton’s Code-Breaking Granny: Duchess Uncovers Wartime Secrets
June 19, 2014
Perhaps Ham will dedicate a plank in the replica ark to his bowtied benefactor.The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science
February 5, 2014
The new appellate trial was not a replica of the first two trials.Amanda Knox Will Never Visit Italy Again
Barbie Latza Nadeau
January 30, 2014
The Beatles Story Museum features a replica of the Cavern Club and a Fab 4D animated cinema show.Catch Beatles Fever! Ten Essential Travel Destinations for Beatlemaniacs
January 3, 2014
Historical Examples of replica
Every draw was like its neighbor, every rolling rise a replica of the next.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
His Nell had left him in his daughter Nelly a replica of herself.Mary Gray
When he asked her what she wanted she replied "a replica of himself."A Portrait of Old George Town
Grace Dunlop Ecker
A replica is a copy of a work of art by the maker of the original.English Synonyms and Antonyms
James Champlin Fernald
Burroughs gazed at a replica of himself as he had been at Fort Macleod.A Man of Two Countries
- an exact copy or reproduction, esp on a smaller scale
Word Origin for replica
1824, from Italian replica "copy, repetition, reply," from replicare "to duplicate," from Latin replicare "to repeat" (see reply (v.)). Properly, a copy of a work of art made by the original artist.