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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·son·ate /ˈpɝsṇˌet/
 (vt.)扮演,偽裝,假冒,擬人化(a.)假面狀的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·son·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Personated p. pr. & vb. n. Personating ]  To celebrate loudly; to extol; to praise. [Obs.]
 In fable, hymn, or song so personating
 Their gods ridiculous.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·son·ate, v. t.
 1. To assume the character of; to represent by a fictitious appearance; to act the part of; to impersonate3; hence, to counterfeit; to feign; as, he tried to personate his brother; a personated devotion.
 2. To set forth in an unreal character; to disguise; to mask. [R.] “A personated mate.”
 3. To personify; to typify; to describe.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·son·ate, v. i. To play or assume a character.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·son·ate a.  Bot. Having the throat of a bilabiate corolla nearly closed by a projection of the base of the lower lip; masked, as in the flower of the snapdragon.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 personate
      v 1: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent
           intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter" [syn: pose,
            impersonate]
      2: attribute human qualities to something; "The Greeks
         personated their gods ridiculous" [syn: personify]