verb (used with object), sim·u·lat·ed, sim·u·lat·ing.
Origin of simulate
Examples from the Web for simulated
No actual sex happened during the filming of Drone Boning—it was all simulated.Anatomy of a Drone Porn: ‘Drone Boning’ Makes Sex Look Like Art|Aurora Snow|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many schools seem to include both didactic sessions and practice sessions with simulated patients.How One Doctor Mastered the Art of Delivering Life-Changing Diagnoses|Russell Saunders|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the paying public seems to like simulated gunplay now as much as it did back in 1968.Hollywood, Shootings, and ‘2 Guns’: When Is Stylized Violence Obscene?|Michael Daly|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We then made a separate program that simulated a user selecting from the menu of suggested corrections and recorded the results.The Apple ‘Kill List’: What Your iPhone Doesn’t Want You to Type|Michael Keller|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tammany Hall is a game that simulated the dynamics of politics without having to get into the details.Tammany Hall: the Game Where You Play as a New York City Ward Boss|Noah Kristula-Green|May 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The General, poor man, was really distressed by the lady's simulated distress.The Duchesse de Langeais|Honore de Balzac
"Content yourself, little person," he said with simulated affection.The Green Rust|Edgar Wallace
But he is summoned to declare upon oath, before the Civil Lieutenant of Paris, whether his ostensible ownership is not simulated.Later Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
This cannot have been simulated, and hence cannot have proceeded from a man with a vicious nature.
He thought that he simulated, but he is really insane--insane at this very instant.Essays on Russian Novelists|William Lyon Phelps
verb (ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt) (tr)
adjective (ˈsɪmjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
Word Origin for simulate
1620s, "feigned," past participle adjective from simulate (v.). Meaning "imitative for purposes of experiment or training" is from 1966 (agent noun simulator in the related sense dates from 1947; cf. simulation). In commercial jargon, "artificial, imitation" by 1942.
1620s, "feign, pretend, assume falsely" (implied in simulated), back-formation from simulation or else from Latin simulatus, past participle of simulare "to make like, imitate, copy." Meaning "to use a model to imitate certain conditions for purposes of study or training" is from 1947. Related: Simulating.