Fake vs Ake - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between fake and ake

is that fake is to cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob while ake is an archaic spelling of lang=en.

As an adjective fake

is not real; false, fraudulent.

As a noun fake

is something which is not genuine, or is presented fraudulently.

As an adverb ake is


As a proper noun Ake is

a Nigerian Plateau language language.



Etymology 1

(wikipedia fake) The origin is not known with certainty, although first attested in 1775


  • Not real; false, fraudulent.
  • Which fur coat looks fake ?
    * See also
    * genuine


    (en noun)
  • Something which is not genuine, or is presented fraudulently.
  • A trick; a swindle.
  • (soccer) Move meant to deceive an opposing player, used for gaining advantage when dribbling an opponent.
  • Synonyms
    * (soccer move) feint, (ice hokey move) deke


  • To cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob.
  • To make; to construct; to do. (rfexample)
  • To modify fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is; as, to fake a bulldog, by burning his upper lip and thus artificially shortening it.
  • To make a counterfeit, to counterfeit, to forge, to falsify.
  • To make a false display of, to affect, to feign, to simulate.
  • Synonyms
    * (To modify fraudulently) adulterate * (To make a false display) pass off, pose
    Derived terms
    * fake out * faker

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), to coil a rope .


    (en noun)
  • (nautical) One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
  • Verb

  • (nautical) To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form, to prevent twisting when running out.
  • ake


    Etymology 1


  • * ... for let our finger ake , / And it endues our other heathfull members Othello (Quarto 1), Shakespeare, 1622
  • * {{quote-book, year=1909
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  • , year=2015 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=LT Wolf , title=The World King , chapter= , url= , genre=fiction , publisher= , isbn=978-1-312-37454-6 , page= , passage=The ake of months of a growing firenlust became a rising queem til at last there was the burst of loosing that almost made his knees buckle. }}

    Etymology 2



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