fake-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Make some product that is counterfeit or altered in order to falsify.

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] FAKE NP2[patient]

Joan faked data that supported her conclusions.
He faked the signature on the check.
The forger admitted to taking and selling other paintings.
Their accountants faked the figures.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Forging
PropBank: fake.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: Perform an action with an intent to deceive.

NOTE: Compare to Sense 1; Sense 2 does not produce a [concrete] product of any kind.

The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it.
How can I tell if my wife is faking it?
I tend to fake an understanding of the material until I can read the
text myself.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Feigning
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3