- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||emulated, emulates, emulating
||to try to be the same as or better than (another person), esp. by imitating.
She admired her adventuresome aunt and desired to emulate her.She wished her son would emulate his hard-working father rather than these rock stars.
- copy, duplicate, follow, imitate
- similar words:
- echo, impersonate, match, mimic, mirror, parallel, replicate, reproduce, rival, simulate
||ape, copy, equal, follow, imitate, pattern
||emulative (adj.), emulatively (adv.), emulator (n.)