Synonyms of imitation in English:

imitation


See definition of imitation

noun

1‘she wore an imitation of a sailor's hat’

SYNONYMS
copy, simulation, reproduction, replica
counterfeit, forgery, fake

2‘learning by imitation’

SYNONYMS
emulation, copying, following, echoing, parroting

3‘he did a perfect imitation of Francis’

SYNONYMS
impersonation, impression, parody, mockery, caricature, burlesque, travesty, lampoon, pastiche
mimicry, mimicking, imitating, aping, mocking
informal send-up, take-off, spoof

adjective

1‘imitation ivory’

SYNONYMS
artificial, synthetic, simulated, man-made, manufactured, ersatz, substitute
reproduction, replica, repro, facsimile, model
mock, sham, fake, counterfeit, bogus, spurious
informal pseudo, phoney, fakey, dummy
British informal cod
ANTONYMS

real, genuine