What does simulate mean?

Definitions for simulate
ˈsɪm yəˌleɪtsim·u·late

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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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simulate(adj)

    feigned; pretended

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

  2. Simulate(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of simulate in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Bartlett:

    This is exactly why were building quantum computers, this is a demonstration that quantum computers can allow us to simulate things that should not occur in the real world.

  2. Anna Sophie Goschin:

    We make a lot of garments with a categorized sizing system, but with planning and designing digitally, we can simulate the garment before production in the 3D manner, working directly with the shape of the body.

  3. Olli Heinonen:

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

  4. Paul Gupta:

    We try to simulate the event as much as possible, a sport like archery where you might be outside for eight hours, we're not going to keep them here for eight hours but we'd do a longer session. Typically we'd come in here for an hour or an hour-and-a-half to give people a taster.

  5. Julie Robinson:

    A Mars landing makes a space landing look like a walk in the park, you drop like a stone on Mars compared to how you land on Earth. We want to simulate and understand what would happen if they had just spent nine months on Mars.

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