Definitions For Pretend


  • The enactment of a pretense


  • State insincerely
  • Make believe with the intent to deceive
  • Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
  • Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
  • Behave unnaturally or affectedly
  • Put forward a claim and assert right or possession of
  • To act as if something is true when it is not true
  • To imagine and act out (a particular role, situation, etc.)


  • Imagined as in a play

Is Pretend a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pretend is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pretend in a Sentence

  • He had a big stain on his shirt, but I pretended not to notice.
  • The children pretended to be asleep.
  • She looked like she was enjoying the party but she was just pretending.
  • The children played on a pretend train.
  • If you were to see the movie's pretend jewels in real life, you wouldn't be fooled for a minute

Synonyms for Pretend

Antonyms for Pretend

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