Definitions for simulateˈsɪm yəˌleɪt
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imitate, copy, simulate(verb)
reproduce someone's behavior or looks
"The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
create a representation or model of
"The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"
simulate, assume, sham, feign(verb)
make a pretence of
"She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
To model, replicate, duplicate the behavior, appearance or properties of
We will use a smoke machine to simulate the fog you will actually encounter.
Origin: From simulatus, past participle of simulare, from similis; see similar.
to assume the mere appearance of, without the reality; to assume the signs or indications of, falsely; to counterfeit; to feign
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.]
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