What is another word for counterfeits?

Pronunciation: [kˈa͡ʊntəfˌɪts] (IPA)

Counterfeits are often synonymous with fakes, imitations and replicas. These terms refer to items that are not genuine and are produced with the intention of deceiving consumers. Counterfeits may also be referred to as forgeries or knock-offs, which are also used to describe items that mimic the original product. Inferior quality or fake goods can also be called bogus, fraudulent or spurious. Counterfeit money or currency is known as forgery, which is illegal and punishable by law. It is important for consumers to be aware of counterfeit products and to avoid purchasing them to ensure safety and reliability.

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Usage examples for Counterfeits

All others are counterfeits.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
It signified little, that both the order and its signature were counterfeits.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
But I confess I'd rather you were really ill, for we've passed a great number of counterfeits latterly, and we may be all pulled up ere long.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

Famous quotes with Counterfeits

  • The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
    Theodor Adorno
  • You must pay for conformity. All goes well as long as you run with conformists. But you, who are honest men in other particulars, know that there is alive somewhere a man whose honesty reaches to this point also, that he shall not kneel to false gods, and, on the day when you meet him, you sink into the class of counterfeits.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The old spelling MAGICK has been adopted throughout in order to distinguish the Science of the Magi from all its counterfeits.
    Aleister Crowley
  • Once man loses his faculty of indifference he becomes a potential murderer; once he transforms his idea into a god the consequences are incalculable. We kill only in the name of a god or of his counterfeits: the excesses provoked by the goddess Reason, by the concept of nation, class, or race are akin to those of the Inquisition or of the Reformation.
    Emil Cioran
  • The principal difference between love and hate is that love is an irradiation, and hate is a concentration.All the fearful counterfeits of love — possessiveness, lust, vanity, jealousy — are closer to hate: they concentrate on the object, guard it, suck it dry.
    Sydney J. Harris

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