Translation of imitate in Spanish:

imitate

imitar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɪmɪteɪt//ˈɪməˌteɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (copy)
    (mannerism/person) imitar
    (mannerism/person) (trying to be funny) imitar
    (mannerism/person) (trying to be funny) remedar
    • With the presenter's help, Lipan imitated the gestures and the speech of a psychic but did it with a lot of sarcasm.
    • Since her very early childhood, she has been addicted to elocution, imitating the voices and expressions of other people.
    • He spoke slowly and clearly in his Elneside dialect, instead of imitating the speech of the easterners as he often did now in order to be easily understood.
    • He would imitate Cameron's mannerisms and everything.
    • That is, motivated by prestige and upward mobility, lower class women try to imitate the speech of the upper class but miss the target and end up with affrication rather than frication.
    • When he graduates with a BA, he's already talking like a doctor, imitates doctors' mannerisms, and has developed a bedside manner - all before he even gets to medical school.
    • When Jen talks to the Mail Girl, she can't resist imitating her British accent.
    • As children witness these behaviors, they sometimes imitate what they have experienced or observed.
    • Bed rest can closely imitate some of the detrimental effects of weightlessness on the body.
    • For example, simulations can be used to imitate a specific market situation.
    • With younger students, rubato is taught through modeling (students imitating the teacher's timing) and playing teacher-student duets.
    • In contrast to common chimps, at six months of age Kanzi engaged in much vocal babbling and seemed to be trying to imitate human speech.
    • Simulation is an analytical method designed to imitate a real-life system.
    • The resulting sound is not unlike that of an organ, and different settings imitate different registrations while a reverberation unit can simulate different acoustic conditions.
    • In his defence, he claimed that he was merely imitating the film's hero.
    • There is nothing wrong in imitating mannerisms found in every human being.
    • Most of their affectionate banter borders on the painful humiliating putdown, with Jamie loving to imitate Paul's manic mannerisms behind his back.
    • They learn from doing, from a simulated experience that very closely imitates real life scenarios.
    • Timmy then promptly began imitating a blonde model, screaming and fluttering his eyelashes.
    • He had grown fairly adept at imitating Jimjim's clipped speech.
    • The way I speak is normal to me, but I will attempt to imitate your speech.
    • But some simulations imitate real people and economies more closely than others, just as some physics models produce more authentic collisions.
    • Zoe carefully imitated what Brian had done and began climbing down the other side.
    • Art that merely imitated nature - portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes - was secondary.
    • At its most basic, a paramilitary group was structured to resemble or imitate a command or military organization.
    • To imitate the musical speech of children, Mahler uses a pentatonic interspersed melodic.
    • The mere simplicity of the film is appealing, and some of the awkward, unsteady dialogue seems to imitate the conversations that can be found in real life coffee shops.
    • However, mountain chalets (country houses) built by city-dwellers as vacation homes often imitate the older rural styles.
    • When recalling the conversation, she imitates his voice with a slow, rocking-chair-like southern accent.
  • 2

    (resemble)
    imitar