Synonyms of imitate in English:

imitate


See definition of imitate

verb

1‘it was quite acceptable for artists to imitate other artists’

SYNONYMS
emulate, copy, take as a model, model oneself on, take as a pattern, pattern oneself after, pattern oneself on, follow the example of, take as an example, take as a role model, take after, follow, follow in someone's footsteps, follow in someone's steps
echo, parrot
follow suit, take a leaf out of someone's book
informal rip off

2‘he was a splendid mimic, and loved to imitate Winston Churchill’

SYNONYMS
mimic, do an impression of, impersonate, ape
parody, caricature, burlesque, travesty, mock
masquerade as, pose as, pass oneself off as
informal take off, send up, spoof, do
North American informal make like
archaic monkey
rare personate

3‘the tombs imitated houses’

SYNONYMS
resemble, look like, be like, simulate
match, echo, mirror
bring to mind, remind one of