The definition of 'pretendes' & the word 'pretendes' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
make believe with the intent to deceive
  1. He feigned that he was ill
  2. He shammed a headache
2
behave unnaturally or affectedly
  1. She's just acting
3
put forward a claim and assert right or possession of
  1. pretend the title of King
4
put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
  1. I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again
  2. I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong
5
represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
  1. She makes like an actress
6
state insincerely
  1. He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt
  2. She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber
  3. She pretends to be an expert on wine

Synonyms of the word 'pretendes' & Antonyms of the word 'pretendes'.

Verb
Synonymsaffect, feign, dissemble, sham, pretend, act, dissemble, pretend, pretend, hazard, venture, pretend, guess, make believe, make, pretend, profess, pretend,