make-believe : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  imaginative intellectual play
  • n  the enactment of a pretense
  • s  imagined as in a play
    the make-believe world of theater

  • BECAUSE they can immerse themselves wholeheartedly in a make-believe world, children make fine illustrators.
  • The make-believe Pope has only a modest Curia ten "cardinals" and "bishops" and a covey of giggling "nuns": most of the followers are or have been Roman Catholic priests and .
  • In cinemas, Borat was a make-believe man out to reveal the true America; United 93 was an awful truth that could only be revealed through make-believe.
News & Articles

  • Online poll results
    Opinion Online poll results What do you think of the way the Grand Haven schools' racism case was closed? Jun 10, 2013 It was much ado about nothing: 31% (189 votes) It didn't go far enough to address the problem: 26% (160 votes) Created a make-believe job: "diversity facilitator": 19% (116 votes) Grand Haven is not racist: 9% (57 votes) It was the proper resolution: 8% (48 votes) Uncertain: 6 ...
    June 10, 2013 - Grand Haven Tribune
  • Camp Invention promotes problem-solving skills
    While cleaning up a make-believe city, Autumn Curry gave one good reason why having a safe water supply is important.
    June 8, 2013 - Daily News Journal
  • The IMF: Magnanimous
    Once upon a time, there was (and still is) the International Monetary Fund. Their story reads something like this. It’s not all make-believe; it actually happens. It never ceases to amaze that we vote people into positions. Those people that we have voted in elect in turn (or just go ahead and appoint without an election, making it all look very transparent) other people who are not as important ...
    June 6, 2013 - Zero Hedge

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