simulate

[ verb sim-yuh-leyt; adjective sim-yuh-lit, -leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF simulate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIMULATE

How could we simulate symptoms when we had no idea what these symptoms were supposed to be?

I might simulate it perhaps by refusing to use my reason at all in religious matters.

Then you simulated godliness; now you simulate Heaven knows what.

Please remember, you're trying to simulate patrol conditions.

He could not, for one thing, simulate that look of attention.

He would have to simulate an emotion that he did not possess.

Targets will be arranged to simulate one of the classes enumerated.

For once he must simulate when it left a taste in his mouth.

She had tried to arrange facts in such a light as to simulate that idea.

So he determined to have the wood cut down and to simulate an accident.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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