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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
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am simulating
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Present Perfect
I have simulated
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Past Continuous
I was simulating
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Past Perfect
I had simulated
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been simulating
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Conditional
I would simulate
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Past Conditional
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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 ?
I was now too fond of you often to simulate the first whim; and, when I stretched my hand out cordially, such bloom and light and bliss rose to your young, wistful features, I had much ado often to avoid straining you then and there to my heart.
Friquet had put on his Sunday clothes, under the pretext of having a swollen face which he had managed to simulate by introducing a handful of cherry kernels into one side of his mouth, and had procured a whole holiday from Bazin.
Welland, who knew exactly why Archer had pressed her to announce her daughter's engagement at the Beaufort ball (and had indeed expected him to do no less), yet felt obliged to simulate reluctance, and the air of having had her hand forced, quite as, in the books on Primitive Man that people of advanced culture were beginning to read, the savage bride is dragged with shrieks from her parents' tent.
I tried to simulate an expression of cringing servility, and I must have succeeded, for I entirely threw the man off his guard, so that he permitted me to approach within reach of his rifle before stopping me.
When her memory could be once more trusted to serve her, she would naturally refer to persons and events in the past with a certainty and a familiarity which no impostor could simulate, and so the fact of her identity, which her own appearance had failed to establish, might subsequently be proved, with time to help her, by the surer test of her own words.
I sometimes think I ought to give him credit for the good feeling he simulates so well; and then again, I think it is my duty to suspect him under the peculiar circumstances in which I am placed.
Other researchers have lately made strides in replicating snowflake growth, using computers to simulate water vapor diffusion and other processes that control ice crystallization.
Moreover, the suite's Fatigue Module can now analyze low cycle fatigue, as well as simulate performance under anticipated cyclic loading conditions over a part's or an assembly's anticipated life span.
Wade Engineering, Silverdale, New Zealand, has cast props for the series, including cast aluminum animal skulls that are fitted into a hydraulic machine to simulate the actions of a live animal.
In addition, it also should be possible to simulate the effects of fatigue and certain psychogenic substances (e.
Mills can use this information to simulate the pulping process and establish a global sodium balance.
The visible and UV radiation emitted from each lamp, when filtered through glass designed to simulate the earth's atmosphere, closely mimics the spectrum of solar light.