Variant of simulate
- to give a false indication or appearance of; pretend; feign: to simulate an interest
- to have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like: an insect simulating a twig
- to achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of: to simulate the feel of fine leather
- to use computer simulation to represent (a system, physical process, etc.)
Origin: from Classical Latin simulatus, past participle of simulare, to feign from simul, together with, at the same time: see same
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