To make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge: counterfeits money. (verb-transitive)
To make a pretense of; feign: counterfeited interest in the story. (verb-transitive)
To carry on a deception; dissemble. (verb-intransitive)
To make fraudulent copies of something valuable. (verb-intransitive)
Made in imitation of what is genuine with the intent to defraud: a counterfeit dollar bill. (adjective)
Simulated; feigned: a counterfeit illness. (adjective)
A fraudulent imitation or facsimile. (noun)
Examples of word counterfeit
You can see from this video that the counterfeit is almost as dull as the real thing; an astonishing achievement.
But of what they call counterfeit pleasures they make naught; as of pride in apparel and gems, or in vain honours; or of dicing; or hunting, which they deem the most abject kind of butchery.
Cross-border trade in counterfeit and pirated goods is a growing global problem that often involves organized criminal networks.
For example, a great and easy step is to notify grading services when coins in counterfeit holders appear in the marketplace so that appropriate action can be taken, said Schechter.
At least it would be no more than they have come to expect from repeated exercises in counterfeit democracy staged, it seems, more for the benefit of international audiences (and voters) than for the Afghan electorate.