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From Latin simulatus, past participle of simulare (to make like, imitate, copy, represent, feign), from similis (like). See similar.

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simulate (third-person singular simple present simulates, present participle simulating, simple past and past participle simulated)

  1. To model, replicate, duplicate the behavior, appearance or properties of.
    We will use a smoke machine to simulate the fog you will actually encounter.

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simulate (comparative more simulate, superlative most simulate)

  1. (obsolete) Feigned; pretended.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bale to this entry?)

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simulāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of simulō

ReferencesEdit

  • simulate in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers