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Definition of Imitative


  1. Inclined to imitate, copy, or follow; imitating; exhibiting some of the qualities or characteristics of a pattern or model; dependent on example; not original; as, man is an imitative being; painting is an imitative art.
  2. Formed after a model, pattern, or original.
  3. Designed to imitate another species of animal, or a plant, or inanimate object, for some useful purpose, such as protection from enemies; having resamblance to something else; as, imitative colors; imitative habits; dendritic and mammillary forms of minerals are imitative.
  4. A verb expressive of imitation or resemblance.
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Imitative Translations

imitative in French is simili
imitative in Spanish is postizo
imitative in Swedish is efterliknande