Definitions for: Make-believe

[n] the enactment of a pretense
[n] imaginative intellectual play
[adj] imagined as in a play; "the make-believe world of theater"; "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish"

Webster (1913) Definition: Make"-be*lieve`, n.
A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere
pretense; a fiction; an invention. ``Childlike
make-believe.'' --Tylor.

To forswear self-delusion and make-believe. --M.

Make"-be*lieve`, a.
Feigned; insincere. ``Make-believe reverence.''

Synonyms: play(a), pretence, pretend, pretense, unreal

See Also: feigning, imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery, pretence, pretending, pretense, simulation

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