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VERB (3)

1. reproduce someone's behavior or looks;
- Example: "The mime imitated the passers-by"
- Example: "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
[syn: imitate, copy, simulate]

2. create a representation or model of;
- Example: "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"
[syn: model, simulate]

3. make a pretence of;
- Example: "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"
- Example: "he feigned sleep"
[syn: simulate, assume, sham, feign]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Simulate \Sim"u*late\, a. [L. simulatus, p. p. of simulare to simulate; akin to simul at the same time, together, similis like. See Similar, and cf. Dissemble, Semblance.] Feigned; pretended. --Bale. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Simulate \Sim"u*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Simulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Simulating.] To assume the mere appearance of, without the reality; to assume the signs or indications of, falsely; to counterfeit; to feign. [1913 Webster] The Puritans, even in the depths of the dungeons to which she had sent them, prayed, and with no simulated fervor, that she might be kept from the dagger of the assassin. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

simulate v 1: reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings" [syn: imitate, copy, simulate] 2: create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights" [syn: model, simulate] 3: make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep" [syn: simulate, assume, sham, feign]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

100 Moby Thesaurus words for "simulate": act, act a part, act like, adopt, affect, ape, appear like, approach, appropriate, approximate, assume, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bluff, borrow, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, chorus, come close, come near, compare with, copy, correspond, counterfeit, cover up, crib, derive from, dissemble, dissimulate, ditto, do, do a bit, do like, dramatize, echo, evoke, fake, favor, feature, feign, follow, forge, four-flush, gammon, go like, histrionize, hoke, hoke up, imitate, infringe, let on, let on like, look like, make a pretense, make like, make out like, make use of, match, mimic, mirror, mock, near, nearly reproduce, not tell apart, overact, parallel, partake of, pirate, plagiarize, play, play a part, play a scene, play possum, playact, pose, pretend, profess, put on, put on airs, reecho, reflect, remind one of, repeat, resemble, savor of, seem like, sham, smack of, sound like, stack up with, steal, suggest, take, take after, take on, take over, tug the heartstrings, wear
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

simulation simulate Attempting to predict aspects of the behaviour of some system by creating an approximate (mathematical) model of it. This can be done by physical modelling, by writing a special-purpose computer program or using a more general simulation package, probably still aimed at a particular kind of simulation (e.g. structural engineering, fluid flow). Typical examples are aircraft flight simlators or electronic circuit simulators. A great many simulation languages exist, e.g. Simula. See also emulation, Markov chain. (1995-02-23)