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.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. La Rochefoucauld:

    There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

  2. Olli Heinonen:

    You can repaint, and pour concrete, to hide radioactive residue or simulate the tests with non-nuclear material.

  3. Guy L. Steele Jr., Tartan Laboratories:

    If the programmer can simulate a construct faster then the compiler can implement the construct itself, then the compiler writer has blown it badly.

  4. Passos Coelho:

    I've had two meetings with the Socialist Party and I do not intend to have another one just for show, just to simulate that we are looking to achieve a result ... because the Socialist Party has until now given no contribution for it to be achieved.

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