- The definition of make believe is when you pretend that something is true or real even when it is not.
An example of make believe is when you say you are a princess, although you really are not.
- Make believe is defined as something that is pretend or that is not real.
An example of make believe is a castle that you pretend you live in but that really doesn't exist at all.
A little girl plays in her make-believe castle.
- pretense; feigning
- a pretender
- Alternative form of make-believe.
- The quality or act of pretending; assuming something is true when in fact one knows it is not.
(usually uncountable, plural make believes)
- The act of pretending that what is imaginary is real.
(comparative more make believe, superlative most make believe)
- imaginary; conjured in someone's imagination, especially when imagined by a child