- 1[transitive] fake something to make something false appear to be genuine, especially in order to cheat someone She faked her mother's signature on the document. He arranged the accident in order to fake his own death.
- 2 [transitive, intransitive] fake (something) to pretend to have a particular feeling, illness, etc. She's not really sick—she's just faking it. He faked a yawn.
NAmE//feɪk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fake
he / she / it fakes
past simple faked
-ing form faking
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