copy

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Reproduction
Nouns
1. copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigy, form, semblance, cast[ing], ecotype, fake; imitation; model, study, portrait (see representation); tracing; duplicate; photocopy, instant copy, Ditto, Ozalid, Xerox, Photostat, hectograph, mimeograph; transcript[ion], apograph; reflex, reflection, mirror; replica, clone; shadow, echo; chip off the old block; print, reprint, reproduction, second edition; repetition, apograph, fair copy. Informal, carbon [copy]. Slang, dupe, spit and image, dead ringer, knockoff. See printing, writing, identity, similarity.
2. copying, duplication, reproduction; reverse engineering; photocopying, xerography, mimeography, hectography.
3. parody, caricature (see ridicule); paraphrase, imitation; counterfeit, forgery (see deception). Slang, phony, fake.
4. (person or machine that copies) copyist, transcriber; telecopier, photocopier, Xerox, [telefax, scanner, etc.; scribe, plagiarist; ape, parrot (see imitation).
Verbs — copy, duplicate, imitate, reproduce, trace, transcribe; Xerox, photocopy, Photostat, facsimile, fax, hectograph, ditto; trace; plagiarize, crib; parody, mimic, forge, counterfeit; echo; reprint; clone. Informal, fake. Slang, knock off.
Adjectives — faithful; lifelike, similar (see similarity).
Antonyms, see identity, difference.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. facsimile, duplicate, reproduction, replica, photocopy, photostat, likeness, print, simulation, impersonation, reprint, offprint, Xerox (trademark), fax, hard copy, microfiche, imitation, forgery, counterfeit, fake, rubbing, transcript, carbon, carbon copy, mimeograph sheet, mimeograph copy, typescript, transcription, cast, tracing, effigy, counterpart, mirror image, semblance, likeness, portrait, model, image, reflection, representation, replication, study, photograph, microcopy, microfilm, examined copy, certified copy, fair copy, example, specimen, impression, text, proof, ditto, knockoff*; see also duplicate , imitation 2 , reproduction 3 .
Syn.- copy , the broadest of these terms, refers to a thing that is made to be like another, whether the resulting correspondence is exact or approximate [ a carbon copy] ; reproduction implies a close imitation of an original, often, however, with differences, as of material, size, or quality [ a reproduction of a painting ] ; a facsimile is an exact reproduction in appearance, sometimes, however, differing in scale [ a facsimile of the original Declaration of Independence ] ; a duplicate is a double, or counterpart, of something, serving all the purposes of the original [ a duplicate of the contract ] ; a replica is an exact reproduction of a work of art or other object, sometimes on a smaller scale [ a replica of the Parthenon ] , in strict usage referring to a reproduction of a work of art made by the original artist v.
1. [To imitate]
Syn. follow the example of, mimic, ape; see follow 2 , imitate 2 , parody .
2. [To reproduce]
Syn. represent, duplicate, paraphrase, counterfeit, forge, photocopy, ditto, transcribe, delineate, depict, portray, picture, repeat, reduplicate, replicate, clone, plagiarize, borrow, lift*, crib*, knock off*; see also draw 2 , reproduce 1 , 2 .
See Synonym Study at imitate .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
duplicate, reproduction, replica, imitation, facsimile, *carbon copy, likeness, representation, counterfeit.
ANT.: original, model
II
v.
1. duplicate reproduce, replicate, imitate, clone, simulate, represent.
2. imitate ape, emulate, pattern, model, mimic, simulate, act like, mirror, impersonate, embody, mock.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Something closely resembling another: carbon copy, duplicate, facsimile, image, likeness, reduplication, replica, replication, reproduction, simulacrum. Archaic: simulacre. haw: counterpart. See SAME. 2. An inferior substitute imitating an original: ersatz, imitation, pinchbeck, simulation. See SUBSTITUTE. II verb 1. To make a copy of: duplicate, imitate, replicate, reproduce, simulate. See SAME. 2. To take as a model or make conform to a model: emulate, follow, imitate, model (on, upon, or after), pattern (on, upon, or after). Idioms: follow in the footsteps of, follow suit, follow the example of. See SAME.

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