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emulate

to strive to equal or excel; to vie with successfully
Not to be confused with:
imitate – to copy the actions, appearance, or mannerisms of another; ape, mimic, mock, parody

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
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Present Continuous
I am emulating
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he/she/it is emulating
we are emulating
you are emulating
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Present Perfect
I have emulated
you have emulated
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Past Continuous
I was emulating
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Past Perfect
I had emulated
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Future
I will emulate
you will emulate
he/she/it will emulate
we will emulate
you will emulate
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Future Perfect
I will have emulated
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Future Continuous
I will be emulating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been emulating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I 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
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Conditional
I would emulate
you would emulate
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we would emulate
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Past Conditional
I would have emulated
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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

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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At court, and in the castles of the great nobles, where the pomp and state of a court was emulated, Norman-French was the only language employed; in courts of law, the pleadings and judgments were delivered in the same tongue.
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'St Valentine is an embodiment of love and deserves to be emulated.
The platform uses these emulated functions to evaluate the performance and functionality of new network functions in lab environments.
Rather than simply measuring the emulated impedance, the paper attempts to understand how the emulated impedance can be predicted from known system characteristics.
Cone, however, said Dalupan will always be the one that will be emulated.
The late Nelson Mandela should be emulated by leaders of the entire world.
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NICK Matthew emulated Peter Nicol by taking two Commonwealth titles at a single Games after winning men's doubles gold with Adrian Grant in Delhi.