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Emulate – Vocabulary

Emulate – Vocabulary

Emulate: To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation

ˈɛmjʊleɪt/

verb: emulate; 3rd person present: emulates; past tense: emulated; past participle: emulated; gerund or present participle: emulating

Match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.
“most rulers wished to emulate Alexander the Great”

Synonyms

imitate, copy, reproduce, mimic, mirror, echo, follow, model oneself on, take as a model, take as an example; imitate.
“hers is not a hairstyle I wish to emulate

Computing

reproduce the function or action of (a different computer, software system, etc.).
“The adaptor is factory set to emulate an NVidia graphics board.”

Other Examples

Charleston wants to emulate Manhattan’s selfie-ready linear park but avoid the displacement it wrought. Is that possible?

Published in 1991, it’s not the oldest emulation that’s on offer but it’s probably the best for feeling like you’re using a full computer setup.

The Philadelphia 76ers should be looking to emulate the San Antonio Spurs and their success statistically in almost every season.

Gandhi Sangrahalay director Razi Ahmad on Thursday called upon the students to emulate the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin aemulat- ‘rivalled, equalled’, from the verb aemulari, from aemulus ‘rival’.

Japanese

1. 倣う (narau): imitate
2. 競う (kisou): to compete with
3. 傚う (narau): imitate; follow
4. エミュレート (emyure-to)


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