Synonyms of copy
reproductionDictionary • Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
reproduction • a reproduction of a religious painting
duplicate • Enclosed is a duplicate of the invoice we sent you last month.
photocopy • I'll make sure you get a photocopy of the list.
image • The boy is the image of his father.
print • There was a huge print of `Le Déjeuner Sur l'Herbe' on the wall.
representation • a life-like representation of Christ
fake • It is filled with famous works of art, and every one of them is a fake.
replica • It was a replica, for display only.
imitation • the most accurate imitation of Chinese architecture in Europe
forgery • The letter was a forgery.
counterfeit • Levi Strauss says counterfeits of the company's jeans are flooding Europe.
Xerox (trademark) • He enclosed a Xerox of the advert.
likeness • The museum displays wax likenesses of every U.S. president.
facsimile • This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
, the real thing
1 reproduceDictionary • She never participated in copying classified documents for anyone.
reproduce • permission to reproduce this article
replicate • He was not able to replicate this experiment.
duplicate • He was duplicating some articles.
photocopy • She photocopied the cheque before cashing it.
counterfeit • He is alleged to have counterfeited video cassettes.
Xerox (trademark) • I should have simply Xeroxed this sheet for you.
2 imitateDictionary • We all tend to copy people we admire. • coquettish gestures which she had copied from actresses in soap operas
imitate • a precedent which may be imitated by other activists
emulate • Sons are traditionally expected to emulate their fathers.
follow • He did not follow his example in taking drugs.
mirror • His own shock was mirrored in her face.
echo • Many phrases in the last chapter echo earlier passages.
parrot • Many politicians simply parrot impressive-sounding phrases.
ape • These films merely ape Hollywood.
mimic • He could mimic anybody, reducing his friends to helpless laughter.
simulate • They rolled about, simulating a bloodthirsty fight.
follow the example of
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XeroxA Xerox is a machine that can make copies of pieces of paper which have writing or other marks on them.
• He enclosed a Xerox of the advert.
XeroxIf you Xerox a document, you make a copy of it using a Xerox machine.
• I should have simply Xeroxed this sheet for you.
apeIf you ape someone's speech or behaviour, you imitate it.
• These films merely ape Hollywood.
Thesaurus for copy from the Collins English Thesaurus