Detailed Translations for pretend from English to Spanish


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)
  6. to pretend (think a lot of oneself)

Conjugations for pretend:

  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
  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
  1. be pretended
  2. be pretended
  3. be pretended
  4. be pretended
  5. be pretended
  6. be pretended
  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

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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:

  1. to allege falsely

Cross Translation:
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.