NOTE: In order use this sense, an actor must be acting like another person, either fictional or real.
She impersonates Madonna for a living.
The actor impersonates an elderly, lonely man.
In this play I impersonate a teenage girl.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
NOTE: Context for action must be (simulated) actual life. If context is a fictional character acting, use this sense. If context is an actor acting, use sense 1.
She impersonated the Czar's daughter to gain access to the building.
I impersonated another student in order to get into the dorms.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3