What is another word for Imitating?

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[ ˈɪmɪtˌe͡ɪtɪŋ], [ ˈɪmɪtˌe‍ɪtɪŋ], [ ˈɪ_m_ɪ_t_ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Imitating is a term that refers to copying or mimicking someone or something. In order to effectively convey the same meaning, there are several synonyms one can use instead of imitating. Some of the possible alternatives include replicating, emulating, mirroring, reflecting, following, mimicking, and impersonating. Replicating refers to reproducing something exactly as it was done before while emulating means striving to achieve the same level of excellence as the original. Mirroring and reflecting refer to copying a behavior or a mannerism, while following refers to copying a certain pattern or sequence. Mimicking and impersonating both entail imitating someone's physical or verbal actions with the intent to fool or entertain others.

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Usage examples for Imitating

Our Lord did not mean that He was Imitating the Father, but that His work was as indispensable as the Father's, was the Father's.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Where his diction is bold and lofty, let us raise ours as high as we can; but where his is plain and humble, we ought not to be deterred from Imitating him by the fear of incurring the censure of a mere English critic.
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos
He's Imitating every motion he makes.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

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