Facsimile is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand facsimile (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use facsimile in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of facsimile, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of facsimile, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(verb) - send something via a facsimile machine
EXAMPLES - Facsimile in a Sentence
- This scheme is now used in facsimile transmission. (source)
- Epistulae, Leipzig), and he gave a so-called facsimile in 1867 (source)
- Would you want a Lady Gaga facsimile babysitting your children? (source)
- This letter was reproduced in facsimile in St. Nicholas, June, 1892. (source)
- In some states, it's even illegal to possess a "facsimile" explosive device. (source)
- If the "reality" is on television, then what's not on screen must be facsimile. (source)
- The restoration produces what one of us called a "facsimile" of the old building. (source)
- But the voters don't, and they are looking around for a Tory facsimile to vote for. (source)
- Facsimile text of earlier edition printed in offset facsimile from the original pages. (source)
- But the term "facsimile" is perplexing, as I have always believed that the particular form which (source)
- This letter is published (both in facsimile and in transcript) with extensive annotations in Shelley and His (source)
- The doll-like facsimile that was pieced together from Lenin's earthly remains could never have been revivified. (source)
- Similarly, a PDF file without structured tags would be suitable for a 'facsimile' but not for the other classes. (source)
- There will be more Boxcars coming our way and until the perfect one arrives, Cube is a very reasonable facsimile. (source)
- I have found a number of "facsimile" editions which are direct reprints of the original, and these are acceptable. (source)
- It's not as if the rest of TV land isn't full of this kind of facsimile of a facsimile of a photocopy of previous concepts. (source)
- For features, the magazines buy one-time print rights and non-exclusive web rights (the magazine appears in facsimile online). (source)
- I often feel sorry for all those talented art directors who are endlessly turning the raw photos of models into facsimile copies. (source)
- Nothing alt or alternative or hipster about me or them or any of us, just another facsimile of a fax soaked in ditto machine purple. (source)
- They can't release real animals for the drills, of course, so they chase down a reasonable facsimile, which is always good for a laugh. (source)
- The President's appreciation of the victory was expressed in a despatch so like Mr. Lincoln that I give a facsimile of it to the reader: (source)
- I've owned a beautifully produced facsimile of the Principia for decades, so it wasn't the novelty of seeing it that took my breath away. (source)
- She also notes "the diplomatic landscape is now in utter disarray" with the extra-legal Fayyad government only a "facsimile" of the real thing. (source)
- Given the huge amount of knowledge we acquire in a lifetime, any kind of facsimile storage would probably pose insurmountable problems of capacity. (source)
- Much of this material is presented in facsimile, on large boards attached to the walls of the somewhat claustrophobic, 3,000-square-foot exhibition space. (source)
- First you tell us the .338 or reasonable facsimile is the perfect all around gun ... now you're pretty much advocating shooting at ranges beyond 300 yards. (source)
- And unnamed co-conspirators were the LBO lenders, led by J.P. Morgan, who in the absence of a real buyer were the closest facsimile to a skeptical counterparty. (source)
- -- Ed.  This is a facsimile from the Old English translation; and the same, with Latin and French names, are introduced in the early editions of each language. (source)
- In the course of his association with Nepe, he had set up such circuits, and felt a reasonable facsimile of friendship for her, and loyalty to the principles she had adopted. (source)
- I have recently come into possession of the Thames & Hudson 'facsimile' of the amazing 1983 Talfourd Press livre d'artiste edition and have been immensely enjoying making my way through it. (source)
- If I were traveling with the children, I would be able to pick up a handful of dirt and run it through my fingers -- even though it would not be the real dirt from the past, only a facsimile. (source)
- "If she doesn't come back in a reasonable facsimile of a jiffy, we find Grimalkin and turn him over to RK until he tells us how to bring her mdash and Aari mdash forward to our time again." (source)
- The county says they have an accurate photographic facsimile of the piece of paper the doctor signed along side my footprint, but I never even seen the camera original negative that used for the Microfilm. (source)
- A widely praised app for T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland" includes a facsimile of the manuscript with edits by Ezra Pound, readings by Eliot recorded in 1933 and 1947 and a video performance of the poem by actress Fiona Shaw. (source)
- For those who own the most recent eligible hardware -- the 2009-vintage iPhone 3GS or 32 - and 64-gigabyte iPod Touch models that began shipping late last year -- the big reward will be multitasking, or a reasonable facsimile thereof. (source)
- (Soundbite of composition, Music For Athletic Exercises) LUNDEN: Thats part of Music For Athletic Exercises, a 1939 composition which didnt see the light of day again until 2004, when a facsimile of Prokofievs manuscript was published. (source)
- After well-received productions in both London and New York as well as a motion picture, this LA facsimile is a bit of a departure in that it does not benefit from any of the original cast or direction common to these prior incarnations. (source)
- All the same, when he'd shut the horse into a stable behind his house, he fished out the day before yesterday's newspapers, and looked at the tabloid's headline 'Find the Bright Star' and at the foal certificate facsimile in the 'serious' daily. (source)
- All is set forth in the fine words of the petty public scribes, who needs must make as much as possible out of little, -- and there is likewise a so-called facsimile of the King's signature, which will naturally be of supreme interest to the vulgar. (source)
- Thirty varieties are offered for sale, as various in form as they are in colour, and arranged most artistically on stands, while some are put up in packages decorated with what one may call a facsimile of the root, leaves, and flower, in water-colours. (source)
- Page after page of Cobain's terrible handwriting is reproduced in faithful facsimile, covering such topics as forthcoming gigs, favorite songs, prophecies of fame, janitorial wages and, of course, the firing of terrible drummers, complete with gory sketches to drive home his point. (source)
- But that didn't stop the Canadian government, presently run by a reasonable facsimile of Newt Gingrich and staffed by at least one cabinet member who believes humans walked with the dinosaurs roughly 6,000 years ago, from abruptly deciding to scrap the mandatory long-form census and replace it with a voluntary survey. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 48.0, which suggests that "facsimile" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 30 synonyms for facsimile.
Photostat, Xerox, carbon, carbon copy, chip off old block, clone, copy, copycat, dead ringer, ditto, double, dupe, duplicate, knock-off, likeness, look-alike, mimeo, miniature, mirror, photocopy, print, reduplication, replica, replication, repro, ringer, spitting image, stat, transcript, twin
We have 1 antonym for facsimile.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of facsimile from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document.
- (adjective) Of or used to produce exact reproductions, as of documents.
- (adjective) Exactly reproduced; duplicate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A copy or reproduction.
- (noun) A fax, a machine for making and sending copies of printed material and images via radio or telephone network.
- (noun) The image sent by the machine itself.
- (verb) To send via a facsimile machine; to fax.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A copy of anything made, either so as to be deceptive or so as to give every part and detail of the original; an exact copy or likeness.
- (verb-transitive) To make a facsimile of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) An exact copy or counterpart; an imitation of an original in all its proportions, qualities, and peculiarities: as, engraved or lithographed facsimiles of old manuscripts, of autographs, of a drawing, etc.; a facsimile of a coin or a medal.
- (None) Having the character of a facsimile or counterpart; exactly corresponding or reproduced: as, a facsimile reprint of an old book; a facsimile picture.
- (None) Producing or adapted to produce facsimiles.
- (None) To make a facsimile or exact counterpart of; copy exactly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (verb) send something via a facsimile machine
- (noun) duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
- (noun) an exact copy or reproduction