Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb simulate

3 senses of simulate

Sense 1
imitate, copy, simulate -- (reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings")
       => reproduce -- (make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting")

Sense 2
model, simulate -- (create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Sense 3
simulate, assume, sham, feign -- (make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep")
       => dissemble, pretend, act -- (behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting")

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