- a person or thing that simulates; pretender.
- simulated; false; counterfeit.
- imitative; simulative.
Origin of simular
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Examples from the Web for simular
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- a person or thing that simulates or imitates; sham
- fake; simulated
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Word Origin and History for simular
1520s, "one who simulates," irregularly formed (perhaps on the model of similar) from Latin simulare "to make like, imitate, copy, represent," from stem of similis "like" (see similar). As an adjective, "simulated," from 1610s.
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