emulate emulate  /ˈɛm jə ˌleɪt/


  1. (v) strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
  2. (v) imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software
  3. (v) compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with

Derived Word(s)


  • Although brilliant, his poem cannot emulate the earthiness of his prose.


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    Blekko has just launched a new smartphone version of its mobile search product izik, which until now was only for iPad and Android tablets. The app, now available in Apple’s App Store and in Google Play, tries to emulate the …
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  2. 9 new food trucks roll into Salt Lake

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    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Spurs' Ginobili seeks to emulate Wade's resurgence

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    on June 15, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle


  1. "I'm there to complement the best running back in the league, Adrian Peterson," Gerhart said. "It's amazing. I remember when I first started college, Adrian Peterson was the man in college. I remember saying I want to emulate my game after...
    on Apr 23, 2010 By: Toby Gerhart Source: msnbc.com

  2. DiCaprio said: "I still have a lot to prove to myself. I have a lot of characters that I still want to play. When you're a young man and you've seen a lot of great cinematic performances in the past, you want to emulate them and you want to be...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Leonardo DiCaprio Source: The Press Association

  3. "We don't want to try to emulate Beijing," said Ms Jowell. "What we want is new ways of thinking about the opening ceremony. We want the whole of London to be involved, with different parts of London taking part in the ceremony. The London...
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Tessa Jowell Source: Independent

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