Definition of Personation

1. Noun. Imitating the mannerisms of another person.

Exact synonyms: Impersonation
Generic synonyms: Acting, Performing, Playacting, Playing
Specialized synonyms: Apery, Mimicry
Derivative terms: Impersonate, Impersonate, Personate



2. Noun. Acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture.
Exact synonyms: Characterization, Enactment, Portrayal
Generic synonyms: Acting, Performing, Playacting, Playing
Specialized synonyms: Impression, Character, Part, Persona, Role, Theatrical Role
Derivative terms: Enact, Personate, Portray

Definition of Personation

1. n. The act of personating, or conterfeiting the person or character of another.

Definition of Personation

1. Noun. (U.K.) The act of voting in an election by impersonating someone else. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personation

personalized
personalizes
personalizing
personall
personally
personalness
personals
personalties
personalty
personas
personas non grata
personated
personates
personating
personation
personations
personative
personator
personators
personeities
personeity
personhood
personhoods
personifacation
personifacations
personification
personifications
personified
personifier

Literary usage of Personation

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1. Rogers on Elections by Francis James Newman Rogers, Great Britain (1906)
"WHEN the inquiry into the voter's title took place at the poll, personation was hardly possible: but the voting on a registered qualification affords an ..."

2. A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) by James Fitzjames Stephen (1887)
"Personation. ARTICLE 367. Personation TO OBTAIN PROPERTY. EVERY one commits felony and is liable upon conviction thereof to penal servitude for life as a ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"False personation, as an offence at common law and by statute, is the assuming ... Slat. sect, an argument that false personation is a 5435. crime fer se, ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1897)
"False personation is the representing of one's self to be another person, ... The indictment in a prosecution for the offense of false personation should, ..."

5. Principles of Criminal Law by Seymour Frederick Harris, Avlet Agabeg, Manning Ferguson Force (1885)
"(o) FALSE Personation. The obtaining goods, money, or other advantage, by false personation, is a crime similar to false pretenses. ..."

6. Digest of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States ...by United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company by United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1917)
"Indictment charging false personation, with intent to defraud, ... An indictment charging false personation of a United States officer contrary to Cr. Code, ..."

7. Standard Encyclopædia of Procedure by Edward William Tuttle, Edward E. Burns, James De Witt Andrews, Edgar Whittlesey Camp (1914)
"Indictment, Obtaining Property or Money by False Personation, L Indictment for False Personation of Owner of Stock. (Commencement, see Malicious Mischief, ..."

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