simular

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

simular (comparative more simular, superlative most simular)

  1. (obsolete, rare) false; specious; counterfeit
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare
      Thou simular man of virtue.

Noun[edit]

simular (plural simulars)

  1. (archaic) One who pretends to be what he is not; one who, or that which, simulates or counterfeits something; a pretender.
    • 1605, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of King Lear, III. ii. 54:
      Hide thee, thou bloody hand, / Thou perjured, and thou simular of virtue / That art incestuous.
    • (Can we date this quote?) William Tyndale, Doctrinal treatises and introductions to different portions of the Holy Scriptures:
      Christ calleth the Pharisees hypocrites, that is to say, simulars, and painted sepulchres.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

simular (first-person singular present simulo, past participle simulat)

  1. to simulate

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

simular (first-person singular present simulo, first-person singular preterite simulei, past participle simulado)

  1. to simulate

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin simulatus, from simulare, from similis.

Verb[edit]

simular (first-person singular present indicative simulo, past participle simulado)

  1. to simulate

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

simular (first-person singular present simulo, first-person singular preterite simulé, past participle simulado)

  1. to feign, to pretend
  2. to simulate

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