ape

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/eɪp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(āp)

Inflections of 'ape' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
apes
v 3rd person singular
aping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
aped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
aped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

ape
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Sense: n.
Synonyms:
anthropoid ape, great ape, primate, simian, gorilla, chimpanzee, orangutan, baboon, gibbon, siamang, monkey , tailless primate, oaf (slang), brute (slang)
Sense: v.
Synonyms:
imitate, copy , mimic , impersonate, personate, make like (slang), reproduce, parody, act like, caricature, plagiarise, plagiarize, take off (slang), spoof , simulate, resemble , look like, be like, parrot , match

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