"copy" in the noun sense
1. transcript, copy
a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
"she made a copy of the designer dress"
"the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
3. copy, written matter
matter to be printed exclusive of graphical materials
material suitable for a journalistic account
"catastrophes make good copy"
"copy" in the verb sense
copy down as is
"The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
2. imitate, copy, simulate
reproduce someone's behavior or looks
"The mime imitated the passers-by"
"Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
3. replicate, copy
reproduce or make an exact copy of
"replicate the cell"
"copy the genetic information"
4. copy, re-create
make a replica of
"copy that drawing"
"re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
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