Translation of imitar in English:

imitar

to copy, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (persona) (copiar) to copy
    (persona) (copiar) to imitate
    (para reírse) to do an impression of
    (para reírse) to mimic
    (para reírse) to take off British informal
    se sentó y todos lo imitaron he sat down and everyone followed suit
    • ¿la has visto imitar a la profesora? have you seen her doing her impression of the teacher / taking the teacher off?
  • 2

    (gesto/estilo/voz) to imitate
    (para reírse) to imitate
    (para reírse) to mimic
    (para reírse) to take off British informal
    te imita el acento a la perfección he imitates your accent perfectly
    • había imitado la firma de su padre she had forged her father's signature
  • 3

    (tener el aspecto de)
    to simulate
    un revestimiento de plástico imitando azulejos a tile-effect plastic covering