Synonyms for copy

Synonyms for (noun) copy

Synonyms: copy

Definition: a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

Usage: she made a copy of the designer dress; the clone was a copy of its ancestor

Similar words: representation

Definition: a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something


Synonyms: copy, written matter

Definition: matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

Similar words: text, textual matter

Definition: the words of something written

Usage: there were more than a thousand words of text; they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech; he wants to reconstruct the original text


Synonyms: transcript, copy

Definition: a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

Similar words: written account, written record

Definition: a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events


Synonyms: copy

Definition: material suitable for a journalistic account

Usage: catastrophes make good copy

Similar words: material

Definition: information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form

Usage: the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

Synonyms for (verb) copy

Synonyms: re-create, copy

Definition: make a replica of

Usage: copy that drawing; re-create a picture by Rembrandt

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: replicate, copy

Definition: reproduce or make an exact copy of

Usage: replicate the cell; copy the genetic information

Similar words: double, duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate

Definition: make or do or perform again

Usage: He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick


Synonyms: copy, simulate, imitate

Definition: reproduce someone's behavior or looks

Usage: The mime imitated the passers-by; Children often copy their parents or older siblings

Similar words: reproduce

Definition: make a copy or equivalent of

Usage: reproduce the painting


Synonyms: copy

Definition: copy down as is

Usage: The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over

Similar words: write

Definition: mark or trace on a surface

Usage: The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper; Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet