What does simulate mean?

Definitions for simulateˈsɪm yəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imitate, copy, simulate(verb)

    reproduce someone's behavior or looks

    "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"

  2. model, simulate(verb)

    create a representation or model of

    "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"

  3. simulate, assume, sham, feign(verb)

    make a pretence of

    "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"

Wiktionary

  1. simulate(Verb)

    To model, replicate, duplicate the behavior, appearance or properties of

    We will use a smoke machine to simulate the fog you will actually encounter.

  2. Origin: From simulatus, past participle of simulare, from similis; see similar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simulate(adj)

    feigned; pretended

  2. Simulate(verb)

    to assume the mere appearance of, without the reality; to assume the signs or indications of, falsely; to counterfeit; to feign

  3. Origin: [L. simulatus, p. p. of simulare to simulate; akin to simul at the same time, together, similis like. See Similar, and cf. Dissemble, Semblance.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Simulate

    sim′ū-lāt, v.t. to imitate: to counterfeit: to pretend: to assume the appearance of without the reality.—adjs. Sim′ulant, simulating: replacing, or having the form or appearance of, esp. in biology; Sim′ular, counterfeit, feigned.—n. one who pretends to be what he is not.—ns. Simulā′tion, the act of simulating or putting on what is not true: imitation in form of one word by another: resemblance, similarity; Sim′ulātor, one who simulates.—adj. Sim′ulātory. [L. simulāre, -ātum, to make (something) similar to (another thing)—similis, like.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of simulate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of simulate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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