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sim·u·late

 (sĭm′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. sim·u·lat·ed, sim·u·lat·ing, sim·u·lates
1.
a. To have or take on the appearance, sound, or character of; imitate: music meant to simulate a snowstorm. See Synonyms at imitate.
b. To make in imitation of or as a substitute for: simulate leather.
2. To make a pretense of; feign: simulate interest.
3. To create a representation or model of (a physical system or particular situation, for example).

[Latin simulāre, simulāt-, from similis, like; see similar.]

sim′u·la′tive adj.

simulate

vb (tr)
1. to make a pretence of; feign: to simulate anxiety.
2. to reproduce the conditions of (a situation, etc), as in carrying out an experiment: to simulate weightlessness.
3. to assume or have the appearance of; imitate
adj
archaic assumed or simulated
[C17: from Latin simulāre to copy, from similis like]
ˈsimulative adj
ˈsimulatively adv

sim•u•late

(ˈsɪm yəˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to create a simulation or model of: to simulate crisis conditions.
2. to make a pretense of; feign: to simulate illness.
3. to assume or have the appearance or characteristics of: simulated leather.
[1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin simulātus, past participle of simulāre, derivative of similis similar; see -ate1]
sim′u•la`tive, adj.
sim′u•la`tive•ly, adv.

simulate


Past participle: simulated
Gerund: simulating

Imperative
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Present
I simulate
you simulate
he/she/it simulates
we simulate
you simulate
they simulate
Preterite
I simulated
you simulated
he/she/it simulated
we simulated
you simulated
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Present Continuous
I am simulating
you are simulating
he/she/it is simulating
we are simulating
you are simulating
they are simulating
Present Perfect
I have simulated
you have simulated
he/she/it has simulated
we have simulated
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Past Continuous
I was simulating
you were simulating
he/she/it was simulating
we were simulating
you were simulating
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Past Perfect
I had simulated
you had simulated
he/she/it had simulated
we had simulated
you had simulated
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Future
I will simulate
you will simulate
he/she/it will simulate
we will simulate
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Future Perfect
I will have simulated
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Future Continuous
I will be simulating
you will be simulating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been simulating
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he/she/it has been simulating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been simulating
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we will have been simulating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been simulating
you had been simulating
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we had been simulating
you had been simulating
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Conditional
I would simulate
you would simulate
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we would simulate
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Past Conditional
I would have simulated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.simulate - reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
conform to, follow - behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example"
mock - imitate with mockery and derision; "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
take off - mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria"
mime, mimic - imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect; "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"
model, pattern - plan or create according to a model or models
take after, follow - imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"
emulate - strive to equal or match, especially by imitating; "He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister"
2.simulate - create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"
re-create - create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
3.simulate - make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
pretend, dissemble, act - behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting"
play - pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity; "Let's play like I am mommy"; "Play cowboy and Indians"
feint - deceive by a mock action; "The midfielder feinted to shoot"

simulate

verb
1. pretend, act, feign, affect, assume, put on, reproduce, imitate, sham, fabricate, counterfeit, make believe They rolled about, simulating a bloodthirsty fight.
2. look like, imitate The wood had been painted to simulate stone.

simulate

verb
1. To make a copy of:
2. To contrive and present as genuine:
3. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of:
4. To take on or give a false appearance of:
Idiom: make believe.
Translations
يُحاكي، يُقَلِّد
simulovat
efterlignesimulere
líkja/herma eftir
netikras daiktas
atdarinātimitēt
benzetim yapmaktaklit etmek

simulate

[ˈsɪmjʊleɪt] VTsimular

simulate

[ˈsɪmjʊleɪt] vt
(= feign) [+ illness] → simuler; [surprise] → feindre
(= reproduce) [+ conditions, situation, sound] → simuler; [+ flight] → simuler; [+ stone, wood, leather] → imitersimulated leather nsimili m cuir, imitation f cuir

simulate

vt
(= feign)vortäuschen; illnesssimulieren; to simulate something (material) → etw imitieren; (animal, person) → sich als etw tarnen; simulated leatherLederimitation f; simulated sheepskinfalsches Schafsfell
(= reproduce) conditionssimulieren

simulate

[ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt] vtsimulare

simulate

(ˈsimjuleit) verb
to cause (something) to appear to be real etc. This machine simulates the take-off and landing of an aircraft.
ˈsimulated adjective
artificial; having the appearance of. simulated leather; a simulated accident.
ˌsimuˈlation noun
1. (an act of) simulating.
2. something made to resemble something else.

simulate

v. fingir, simular, pretender.
References in classic literature ?
In emotional, as in other matters, Oolanga was distinctly a utilitarian, and as he could not understand anyone feeling grief except for his own suffering, pain, or for the loss of money, he could not understand anyone simulating such an emotion except for show intended to deceive.
But I had the greatest possible difficulty in obtaining any information on points that really interested me; for the Monarch could not refrain from constantly assuming that whatever was familiar to him must also be known to me and that I was simulating ignorance in jest.
He was catching fire from the flame he was partly simulating, and at tea-time he was obstreperously merry.
The old Chinaman was positive that the pirates had some ulterior motive for simulating defeat, and his long years of experience upon pirate infested waters gave weight to his opinion.
SIMPLE SIMULATIONS Investigators simulating crystal growth on computers face the challenge of determining whether their programs are generating authentic snowflake patterns.
Foremost among these was novel software for simulating Rieter's many process and material options for making carpeted acoustic laminates.
For simulating motion, automatic mapping functions give engineers more ready-to-use mechanism setups for analyzing real-life problems.

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