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simulate

[ verb sim-yuh-leyt; adjective sim-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ verb 藞s瑟m y蓹藢le瑟t; adjective 藞s瑟m y蓹 l瑟t, -藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), sim路u路lat路ed, sim路u路lat路ing.
to create a simulation, likeness, or model of (a situation, system, or the like): to simulate crisis conditions.
to make a pretense of; feign: to simulate knowledge.
to assume or have the appearance or characteristics of: He simulated the manners of the rich.
adjective
Archaic. simulated.
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Origin of simulate

1400鈥50; late Middle English (adj.) <Latin simul膩tus (past participle of simul膩re), equivalent to simul- (variant of simil-, base of similissimilar) + -膩tus-ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for simulate

simulate

verb (藞s瑟mj蕣藢le瑟t) (tr)
to make a pretence of; feignto simulate anxiety
to reproduce the conditions of (a situation, etc), as in carrying out an experimentto simulate weightlessness
to assume or have the appearance of; imitate
adjective (藞s瑟mj蕣l瑟t, -藢le瑟t)
archaic assumed or simulated

Derived forms of simulate

simulative, adjectivesimulatively, adverb

Word Origin for simulate

C17: from Latin simul膩re to copy, from similis like
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