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emulate

em·u·late

emulate

 
 
pronunciation:
em y leIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: emulated, emulates, emulating
definition: 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.
synonyms:
copy, duplicate, follow, imitate
similar words:
echo, impersonate, match, mimic, mirror, parallel, replicate, reproduce, rival, simulate
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derivations: emulative (adj.), emulatively (adv.), emulator (n.)