Definition of simulate:
re-create, honest, usurp, study at pretend, take over, arrogate, presume, take for granted, mould, copy, same, bear, mock up, mold, play-act, exaggerate, misrepresent, pattern, take, take on, wear, imitate, get into, invent, play the hypocrite, seize, act, reproduce, true, posture, accept, dissemble, reproduce, disguise, assume, playact, fake, strike, feign, pose, don, adopt, sit, take up, concoct, fake, fabricate, sham, affect, put on, model, acquire.
- imitate (part of speech: verb)
- represent (part of speech: verb)
- "The Girl of the Golden West", David Belasco.
- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
There is an expression, " quaker guns," applied to blackened cylinders of wood, intended to simulate cannon, and mounted upon ramparts or a ship's broadside to impose upon an enemy as to the force before him.- "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.