Definitions of pretence
a. - Alt. of Pretenceless 2
n. - The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension. 2
n. - The act of holding out, or offering, to others something false or feigned; presentation of what is deceptive or hypocritical; deception by showing what is unreal and concealing what is real; false show; simulation; as, pretense of illness; under pretense of patriotism; on pretense of revenging Caesar's death. 2
n. - That which is pretended; false, deceptive, or hypocritical show, argument, or reason; pretext; feint. 2
n. - Intention; design. 2
The word "pretence" uses 8 letters: C E E E N P R T.
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