- 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.
- Archaic. simulated.
Origin of simulate
Synonyms for simulate
Examples from the Web for unsimulated
Contemporary Examples of unsimulated
We see the actors—Martin, LaBeouf, others—engage in many, many acts of unsimulated sex (i.e. full penetration).‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Icy Orgy of Sex and Self-Loathing, Bows At Sundance
January 23, 2014
Historical Examples of unsimulated
Then at the sight of his pale and harassed face she recoiled in evident and unsimulated surprise.The Silver Butterfly
Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
- 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
- archaic assumed or simulated
Word Origin for simulate
Word Origin and History for unsimulated
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.