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em·u·late

 (ĕm′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. em·u·lat·ed, em·u·lat·ing, em·u·lates
1. To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation: an older pupil whose accomplishments and style I emulated.
2. To compete with successfully; approach or attain equality with.
3. Computers To imitate the function of (another system), as by modifications to hardware or software that allow the imitating system to accept the same data, execute the same programs, and achieve the same results as the imitated system.

[Latin aemulārī, aemulāt-, from aemulus, emulous; see emulous.]

em′u·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.
em′u·la′tive adj.
em′u·la′tor n.

emulate

(ˈɛmjʊˌleɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to attempt to equal or surpass, esp by imitation
2. to rival or compete with
3. (Computer Science) to make one computer behave like (another different type of computer) so that the imitating system can operate on the same data and execute the same programs as the imitated system
[C16: from Latin aemulārī, from aemulus competing with; probably related to imitārī to imitate]
ˈemulative adj
ˈemulatively adv
ˈemuˌlator n

em•u•late

(v. ˈɛm yəˌleɪt; adj. -lɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to imitate in an effort to equal or surpass.
2. to rival with some degree of success.
3.
a. to imitate the functions of (another computer system) by means of software.
b. to replace (software) with hardware to perform the same task.
adj.
4. Obs. emulous.
[1580–90; < Latin aemulātus, past participle of aemulārī to rival. See emulous, -ate1]
em′u•la`tive, adj.
em′u•la`tive•ly, adv.
em′u•la`tor, n.

emulate

- Means "try to equal or surpass, especially by copying."
See also related terms for try.

emulate


Past participle: emulated
Gerund: emulating

Imperative
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Present
I emulate
you emulate
he/she/it emulates
we emulate
you emulate
they emulate
Preterite
I emulated
you emulated
he/she/it emulated
we emulated
you emulated
they emulated
Present Continuous
I am emulating
you are emulating
he/she/it is emulating
we are emulating
you are emulating
they are emulating
Present Perfect
I have emulated
you have emulated
he/she/it has emulated
we have emulated
you have emulated
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Past Continuous
I was emulating
you were emulating
he/she/it was emulating
we were emulating
you were emulating
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Past Perfect
I had emulated
you had emulated
he/she/it had emulated
we had emulated
you had emulated
they had emulated
Future
I will emulate
you will emulate
he/she/it will emulate
we will emulate
you will emulate
they will emulate
Future Perfect
I will have emulated
you will have emulated
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Future Continuous
I will be emulating
you will be emulating
he/she/it will be emulating
we will be emulating
you will be emulating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been emulating
you have been emulating
he/she/it has been emulating
we have been emulating
you have been emulating
they have been emulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been emulating
you will have been emulating
he/she/it will have been emulating
we will have been emulating
you will have been emulating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been emulating
you had been emulating
he/she/it had been emulating
we had been emulating
you had been emulating
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Conditional
I would emulate
you would emulate
he/she/it would emulate
we would emulate
you would emulate
they would emulate
Past Conditional
I would have emulated
you would have emulated
he/she/it would have emulated
we would have emulated
you would have emulated
they would have emulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.emulate - strive to equal or match, especially by imitating; "He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister"
imitate, simulate, copy - reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
2.emulate - imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
imitate - appear like, as in behavior or appearance; "Life imitate art"
3.emulate - compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with; "This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"
compete, vie, contend - compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

emulate

verb imitate, follow, copy, mirror, echo, mimic, take after, follow in the footsteps of, follow the example of, take a leaf out of someone's book, model yourself on Sons are traditionally expected to emulate their fathers.

emulate

verb
1. To take as a model or make conform to a model:
copy, follow, imitate, model (on, upon, or after), pattern (on, upon, or after).
Idioms: follow in the footsteps of, follow suit, follow the example of.
2. To strive against (others) for victory:
Translations
يَتَشَبَّه بِ، يُنافِس
efterligne
líkja eftir; reyna aî jafnast á viî
lenktyniautilenktyniavimasrungtis
censties pārspēt
aşık atmakdaha iyisini yapmaya çalışmak

emulate

[ˈemjʊleɪt] VTemular (also Comput)

emulate

[ˈɛmjʊleɪt] vt [+ person] → prendre exemple sur; [+ success, achievement] → imiter

emulate

vt
(= imitate)nacheifern (+dat), → nachstreben (+dat); I tried to emulate his successich versuchte, es ihm gleichzutun
(Comput) → emulieren

emulate

[ˈɛmjʊˌleɪt] vtemulare

emulate

(ˈemjuleit) verb
to try hard to equal or be better than.
ˌemuˈlation noun
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