What does the word pretend mean?

Usage examples for pretend

  1. You are not so strong as you pretend. – Hadda Padda by Godmunder Kamban
  2. " I won't pretend to know what you're talking about. – The Electronic Mind Reader by John Blaine
  3. Pretend to quarrel with me." – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey