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Detailed Translations for pretender from English to French

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. 2. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
pretender prétendent PrätendentAnwärter auf ein Amt; jemand, der Anspruch auf ein Amt erhebt

pretend:

to pretend verb (pretends, pretended, pretending)

  1. to pretend (feign; sham; do as if)
    prétendre; déclarer; argumenter; témoigner; avancer; certifier; soutenir; attester; prétexter; feindre; faire semblant; simuler; porter témoignage
    • prétendre verb (prétends, prétend, prétendons, prétendez, )
    • déclarer verb (déclare, déclares, déclarons, déclarez, )
    • argumenter verb (argumente, argumentes, argumentons, argumentez, )
    • témoigner verb (témoigne, témoignes, témoignons, témoignez, )
    • avancer verb (avance, avances, avançons, avancez, )
    • certifier verb (certifie, certifies, certifions, certifiez, )
    • soutenir verb (soutiens, soutient, soutenons, soutenez, )
    • attester verb (atteste, attestes, attestons, attestez, )
    • prétexter verb (prétexte, prétextes, prétextons, prétextez, )
    • feindre verb (feins, feint, feignons, feignez, )
    • simuler verb (simule, simules, simulons, simulez, )
  2. to pretend (play; play-act; perform; )
    jouer; feindre; simuler; jouer la comédie; dramatiser
    • jouer verb (joue, joues, jouons, jouez, )
    • feindre verb (feins, feint, feignons, feignez, )
    • simuler verb (simule, simules, simulons, simulez, )
    • dramatiser verb (dramatise, dramatises, dramatisons, dramatisez, )
  3. to pretend (simulate; feign; do as if)
    feindre; prétendre; simuler; prétexter; faire semblant; faire l'hypocrite
    • feindre verb (feins, feint, feignons, feignez, )
    • prétendre verb (prétends, prétend, prétendons, prétendez, )
    • simuler verb (simule, simules, simulons, simulez, )
    • prétexter verb (prétexte, prétextes, prétextons, prétextez, )
  4. to pretend (do as if; stage; sham; feign)
    affecter; prétendre; feindre; simuler; prétexter; faire semblant
    • affecter verb (affecte, affectes, affectons, affectez, )
    • prétendre verb (prétends, prétend, prétendons, prétendez, )
    • feindre verb (feins, feint, feignons, feignez, )
    • simuler verb (simule, simules, simulons, simulez, )
    • prétexter verb (prétexte, prétextes, prétextons, prétextez, )
  5. to pretend (do as if)
  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
avancer push forward
soutenir adhere to; be attached to; support
- make-believe
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
affecter do as if; feign; pretend; sham; stage put aside; put away; reserve; set aside
argumenter do as if; feign; pretend; sham altercate; argue; assert; bicker; contend; debate; demonstrate; discuss; dispute; make trouble; quarrel; reason; wrangle
attester do as if; feign; pretend; sham appear as a witness; bear testimony; bear witness; declare; demonstrate; express; give evidence; justify; prove; testify; testify to; verify
avancer do as if; feign; pretend; sham advance; ascend; assert; be going to; bring forward; bring in; bring in money; bring up; broach; broach a subject; climb; contend; continue; cut into; demonstrate; express; express oneself; forge ahead; forward; give expression to; go; go on; go onward; impersonate; improve; initiate; intimate; introduce; make a proposal; make head-way; make progress; march on; move; move on; move up; nominate; postulate; present; progress; prompt; propel; propose; push forward; put forward; put on the table; raise; reveal oneself; rise; slide in front; speak; step onward; suggest; take it further; talk; to get promoted; utter; ventilate; walk
certifier do as if; feign; pretend; sham appear as a witness; bear testimony; bear witness; give evidence; guarantee; testify; testify to; underwrite; vouch; vouch for; warrant
dramatiser act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend act; dramatise; dramatize; perform
déclarer do as if; feign; pretend; sham announce; appear as a witness; apply; bear testimony; bear witness; clear; clear baggage; declare; enrol for; enter; express; give; give evidence; inform; register; report; report oneself; state; take down; testify; testify to; write down
faire comme si do as if; pretend
faire l'hypocrite do as if; feign; pretend; simulate cant; talk cant
faire semblant do as if; feign; pretend; sham; simulate; stage
feindre act; do as if; dramatise; dramatize; feign; perform; play; play-act; pretend; sham; simulate; stage act; delude; dramatise; dramatize; favor; favour; hold out; perform; slide in front
jouer act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend act; act a part; bet; bet with shares; conjecture; dramatise; dramatize; gamble; impersonate; perform; play the role of; play up; play up in a cardgame; play-act; plonk; pluck strings; speculate; strike up; take a chance; take a risk
jouer la comédie act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend act; dramatise; dramatize; perform
porter témoignage do as if; feign; pretend; sham appear as a witness; bear testimony; bear witness; give evidence; testify; testify to
prétendre do as if; feign; pretend; sham; simulate; stage delude; favor; favour; hold out; slide in front
prétexter do as if; feign; pretend; sham; simulate; stage delude; favor; favour; hold out; slide in front
s'imaginer pretend; think a lot of oneself be in sympathy with; conceive; feel; feel empathy for; imagine; intend; sympathise; sympathize; think
se faire des idées pretend; think a lot of oneself
simuler act; do as if; dramatise; dramatize; feign; perform; play; play-act; pretend; sham; simulate; stage act; dramatise; dramatize; perform
soutenir do as if; feign; pretend; sham agree; approve; back up; be of the opinion; bear; carry; carry along; co-operate; comfort; endure; hold up; keep up; prop; prop up; shore; stand; support; sustain; take the view
témoigner do as if; feign; pretend; sham appear as a witness; bear testimony; bear witness; declare; express; give evidence; testify; testify to
- act; affect; dissemble; feign; guess; hazard; make; make believe; profess; sham; venture
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- make-believe
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- allege; feign; simulate

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
  2. To lay claim to
  3. To make oneself appear to do something
pretend
verb
  1. faire semblant de, faire comme si.
  2. feindre, simuler.
  3. Aspirer à une chose.
  4. Prendre pour prétexte.

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
pretend simuler; feindre veinzen — zich onecht voordoen
pretend simuler simuleren — (een ziekte) voorwenden
pretend feindre heucheln — Zustimmung gegenüber einer anderen Person trotz nicht geäußerter gegenteiliger Eigenmeinung vortäuschen
pretend prétendre prätendierengehoben: etwas behaupten, vorgeben
pretend prétendre prätendierengehoben: auf etwas Anspruch erheben
pretend prétendre vorgeben — eine Unwahrheit äußern
pretend simuler vortäuschen — Einen Sachverhalt, Zustand oder Umstand in veränderter, (stark abgewandelter oder gegensätzlicher) Weise darstellen, als er in der Realität vorliegt.

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