Definition of impersonate:
posture, place, bewilder, dress as, attitudinize, stick, model, double for, position, represent, play, act the part of, gravel, pass for, amaze, mystify, act a part, beat, put, pretend to be, limn, assume the character of, do, sit, dumbfound, enact, honest, portray, pose, perplex, set, present, play-act, performing arts, baffle, action, put on an act, perform, vex, stupefy, substitute, depict, personate, nonplus, personify, flummox, get, represent, act, pass, act out, lay, pose as, puzzle.
- imitate (part of speech: verb)
- pretend (part of speech: verb)
- "The Club of Queer Trades", G. K. Chesterton.
- "Madge Morton's Trust", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
Quite overcome by the death of the heroine she was to impersonate, she thanked the author, with tears streaming down her cheeks, her hands icy, her heart beating so furiously that the linen of her white blouse rose and fell.- "The Idol of Paris", Sarah Bernhardt.