—adj.sim'yu-lit, -lāt"), [key]
—v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
1. to create a simulation, likeness, or model of (a situation, system, or the like): to simulate crisis conditions.
2. to make a pretense of; feign: to simulate knowledge.
3. to assume or have the appearance or characteristics of: He simulated the manners of the rich.
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