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What Does SIM Mean?

SIM means "Simulation Game" and "Subscriber Identity Module."

Simulation Game

The acronym SIM is widely used to refer to the "Simulation Game" genre of video games. SIM games are designed to simulate aspects of reality. In many popular SIM games, players build, expand or manage fictional communities or projects.

Popular SIM games include The Sims, Farming Simulator and Football Manager.

Subscriber Identity Module

SIM is also widely used with the meaning "Subscriber Identity Module." In this context, SIMs are the smart cards which store data on cellular phones.

"Subscriber Identity Modules" are also referred to as "Subscriber Identification Modules."

Summary of Key Points

"Simulation Game" is a common definition for SIM on gaming apps, such as Discord and TeamSpeak, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
SIM
Definition:Simulation Game
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
"Subscriber Identity Module" is another common definition for SIM.
SIM
Definition:Subscriber Identity Module
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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Examples of SIM in Sentences

Here are examples of SIM being used in conversations:
  • Gary: What is going on in the world nowadays?!
  • Irene: Don't ask me! I sometimes feel like we're stuck in a SIM game and the apes are pressing the buttons.
  • (Here, SIM means "Simulation Game.")
  • Karen: Did you get a new cell?
  • Lee: No, I went for a SIM only deal.
  • (Here, SIM means "Subscriber Identity Module.")

Example of SIM Used in a Text

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