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Detailed Translations for pretender from English to Spanish

pretender:


Translation Matrix for pretender:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- dissembler; dissimulator; hypocrite; phoney; phony

Synonyms for "pretender":


Related Definitions for "pretender":

  1. a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives1

Wiktionary Translations for pretender:

pretender
noun
  1. 1. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold
  2. 2. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne

pretend:

to pretend verb (pretends, pretended, pretending)

  1. to pretend (feign; sham; do as if)
  2. to pretend (play; play-act; perform; )
  3. to pretend (simulate; feign; do as if)
  4. to pretend (do as if; stage; sham; feign)
  5. to pretend (do as if)
    fingir
  6. to pretend (think a lot of oneself)

Conjugations for pretend:

present
  1. pretend
  2. pretend
  3. pretends
  4. pretend
  5. pretend
  6. pretend
simple past
  1. pretended
  2. pretended
  3. pretended
  4. pretended
  5. pretended
  6. pretended
present perfect
  1. have pretended
  2. have pretended
  3. has pretended
  4. have pretended
  5. have pretended
  6. have pretended
past continuous
  1. was pretending
  2. were pretending
  3. was pretending
  4. were pretending
  5. were pretending
  6. were pretending
future
  1. shall pretend
  2. will pretend
  3. will pretend
  4. shall pretend
  5. will pretend
  6. will pretend
continuous present
  1. am pretending
  2. are pretending
  3. is pretending
  4. are pretending
  5. are pretending
  6. are pretending
subjunctive
  1. be pretended
  2. be pretended
  3. be pretended
  4. be pretended
  5. be pretended
  6. be pretended
diverse
  1. pretend!
  2. let's pretend!
  3. pretended
  4. pretending
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for pretend:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
inventar dishing up; invent
pretender aiming at; aiming for; strive for
- make-believe
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
actuar act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend accomplish; achieve; achieve something; act; act as; do; dramatise; dramatize; figure; function as; perform; pose; succeed
fingir do as if; feign; pretend; sham; simulate; stage act a part; favor; favour; play-act; slide in front
hacer teatro act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend act; act a part; dramatise; dramatize; figure; perform; play-act; pose
interpretar un papel teatral act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend act; dramatise; dramatize; perform
inventar do as if; feign; pretend; sham; stage contrive; devise; invent; make up
pretender do as if; feign; pretend; sham; simulate; stage; think a lot of oneself aim at; aspire; aspire to; be of the opinion; mean; strive after; strive for; work towards
pretextar do as if; feign; pretend; sham favor; favour; slide in front
simular do as if; feign; pretend; sham; stage
- act; affect; dissemble; feign; guess; hazard; make; make believe; profess; sham; venture
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- make-believe
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- allege; feign; simulate
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
fingir doing

Related Words for "pretend":


Synonyms for "pretend":


Related Definitions for "pretend":

  1. imagined as in a play1
    • dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish1
  2. the enactment of a pretense1
    • it was just pretend1
  3. state insincerely1
    • She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber1
    • She pretends to be an expert on wine1
  4. make believe with the intent to deceive1
  5. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like1
  6. put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation1
    • I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong1
  7. behave unnaturally or affectedly1
  8. put forward a claim and assert right or possession of1
    • pretend the title of King1

Wiktionary Translations for pretend:

pretend
verb
  1. to allege falsely

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
pretend aparentar; fingir; disimular veinzen — zich onecht voordoen
pretend simular; simulación; fingir; aparentar; ficción simuleren — (een ziekte) voorwenden
pretend fingir heucheln — Zustimmung gegenüber einer anderen Person trotz nicht geäußerter gegenteiliger Eigenmeinung vortäuschen
pretend pretender prätendierengehoben: etwas behaupten, vorgeben
pretend pretender prätendierengehoben: auf etwas Anspruch erheben
pretend pretender vorgeben — eine Unwahrheit äußern
pretend fingir prétexter — Prendre pour prétexte.

Pretender:


Related Definitions for "Pretender":

  1. a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title)1

Related Translations for pretender



Spanish

Detailed Translations for pretender from Spanish to English

pretender:

pretender verb

  1. pretender (querer decir; referirse a; tener la intención de)
    to mean; to aim at
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
    • aim at verb (aims at, aimed at, aiming at)
  2. pretender (opinar; querer decir; referirse)
  3. pretender (fingir; simular; pretextar)
    to pretend; to feign; to sham; to do as if
    • pretend verb (pretends, pretended, pretending)
    • feign verb (feigns, feigned, feigning)
    • sham verb (shams, shammed, shamming)
    • do as if verb (does as if, did as if, doing as if)
  4. pretender (fingir)
    to simulate; to feign; to pretend; to do as if
    • simulate verb (simulates, simulated, simulating)
    • feign verb (feigns, feigned, feigning)
    • pretend verb (pretends, pretended, pretending)
    • do as if verb (does as if, did as if, doing as if)
  5. pretender (fingir; simular; inventar)
    to pretend; to stage; to sham; to do as if; to feign
    • pretend verb (pretends, pretended, pretending)
    • stage verb (stages, staged, staging)
    • sham verb (shams, shammed, shamming)
    • do as if verb (does as if, did as if, doing as if)
    • feign verb (feigns, feigned, feigning)
  6. pretender (ambicionar; aspirar a; esforzarse por)
    to aspire; to aspire to; to strive for; to work towards; to strive after
    • aspire verb (aspires, aspired, aspiring)
    • aspire to verb (aspires to, aspired to, aspiring to)
    • strive for verb (strives for, strived for, striving for)
    • work towards verb (works towards, worked towards, working towards)
    • strive after verb (strives after, strived after, striving after)
  7. pretender
    to pretend; think a lot of oneself

Conjugations for pretender:

presente
  1. pretendo
  2. pretendes
  3. pretende
  4. pretendemos
  5. pretendéis
  6. pretenden
imperfecto
  1. pretendía
  2. pretendías
  3. pretendía
  4. pretendíamos
  5. pretendíais
  6. pretendían
indefinido
  1. pretendí
  2. pretendiste
  3. pretendió
  4. pretendimos
  5. pretendisteis
  6. pretendieron
fut. de ind.
  1. pretenderé
  2. pretenderás
  3. pretenderá
  4. pretenderemos
  5. pretenderéis
  6. pretenderán
condic.
  1. pretendería
  2. pretenderías
  3. pretendería
  4. pretenderíamos
  5. pretenderíais
  6. pretenderían
pres. de subj.
  1. que pretenda
  2. que pretendas
  3. que pretenda
  4. que pretendamos
  5. que pretendáis
  6. que pretendan
imp. de subj.
  1. que pretendiera
  2. que pretendieras
  3. que pretendiera
  4. que pretendiéramos
  5. que pretendierais
  6. que pretendieran
miscelánea
  1. ¡pretende!
  2. ¡pretended!
  3. ¡no pretendas!
  4. ¡no pretendáis!
  5. pretendido
  6. pretendiendo
1. yo, 2. tú, 3. él/ella/usted, 4. nosotros/nosotras, 5. vosotros/vosotras, 6. ellos/ellas/ustedes

pretender [el ~] noun

  1. el pretender (ambicionar; aspirar a; empeñarse en; apuntar a; dar forraje)
    the aiming for; the strive for; the aiming at

Translation Matrix for pretender:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aiming at ambicionar; apuntar a; aspirar a; dar forraje; empeñarse en; pretender apuntar a; aspirar a
aiming for ambicionar; apuntar a; aspirar a; dar forraje; empeñarse en; pretender búsqueda; caza
sham apariencia; brillo; fachada; farsa; mentiroso; oropel; pretexto; resplandor; simulación; simulador; subterfugio
stage escena; escenario; espectáculo; estadio; estadio de evolución; estrado; etapa; etapa en el dearrollo; fase; fase de desarrollo; fase de flujo de trabajo; momento; mundo del teatro; período; podio; proscenio; teatro; tramo; trayecto
strive for ambicionar; apuntar a; aspirar a; dar forraje; empeñarse en; pretender
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aim at pretender; querer decir; referirse a; tener la intención de afanarse; afanarse por; ambicionar; apuntar; apuntar a; aspirar; aspirar a; empeñarse; empeñarse en; esforzarse por; fijarse un objetivo; intentar; tener como fin de; tener como objetivo; tratar de conseguir
aspire ambicionar; aspirar a; esforzarse por; pretender afanarse por; aspirar a; empeñarse en; esforzarse por
aspire to ambicionar; aspirar a; esforzarse por; pretender afanarse por; aspirar a; empeñarse en; esforzarse por
be of the opinion opinar; pretender; querer decir; referirse abogar por; defender; estar a favor de; propugnar
do as if fingir; inventar; pretender; pretextar; simular fingir
feign fingir; inventar; pretender; pretextar; simular
mean pretender; querer decir; referirse a; tener la intención de querer decir; significar; tener como fin de; tener como objetivo
pretend fingir; inventar; pretender; pretextar; simular actuar; fingir; hacer teatro; interpretar un papel teatral
sham fingir; inventar; pretender; pretextar; simular
simulate fingir; pretender
stage fingir; inventar; pretender; simular copia intermedia; escenificar; poner en escena
strive after ambicionar; aspirar a; esforzarse por; pretender afanarse por; afanarse tras; aspirar a; cazar; empeñarse en; esforzarse por; perseguir; perseguir judicialmente
strive for ambicionar; aspirar a; esforzarse por; pretender afanarse por; aspirar a; empeñarse en; esforzarse por
think a lot of oneself pretender
work towards ambicionar; aspirar a; esforzarse por; pretender afanarse por; aspirar a; empeñarse en; esforzarse por
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
mean a escondidas; a hurtadillas; a la chita callando; a sotavento; acostumbrado; afilado; andrajoso; antipático; astuto; así como así; bajamente; bajo; banal; canalla; cazurro; clandestino; como siempre; común; comúnmente; corriente; criminal; desacorde; desafinado; desagradable; desarrapado; desdeñoso; deshonroso; despectivo; despreciable; disimulado; ducho; en falso; en secreto; exquisito; falsamente; falsificado; falso; fingido; francamente; fuera de tono; general; grave; grosero; guarro; habituado a; habitual; harapiento; hábil; ignominioso; indecente; indigno; infame; inferior; innoble; ladino; limitado; listo; mal; malicioso; maligno; malo; menos; mezquino; módico; normalmente; obsceno; ordinario; oxidante; pequeño; pérfido; realmente; redomado; reticente; ruin; secretamente; secreto; sencillamente; sencillo; simplemente; sin más; sinvergüenza; socarrón; soez; sofisticado; solapado; subrepticio; taimado; tallado; terriblemente; traicionero; traidor; usual; verdaderamente; vil; vilmente; vivo; vulgar; zorro
sham desdeñoso; falsamente; falsificado; falso; fingido; fuera de tono; malo; mentido; mezquino; vil; vilmente

Synonyms for "pretender":


Wiktionary Translations for pretender:

pretender
verb
  1. to intend; plan on doing
  2. to fix the mind upon a goal
  3. to direct the intention or purpose

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
pretender mean bedoelen — iets met een bepaald oogmerk doen
pretender lay claim; pretend prätendierengehoben: auf etwas Anspruch erheben
pretender lay claim; pretend prätendierengehoben: etwas behaupten, vorgeben
pretender pretend vorgeben — eine Unwahrheit äußern