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emulate

verb

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1 to be the same in meaning or effect
  • what they offered at the new resort didn't begin to emulate the kind of pampering we were used to getting at the resort that closed down

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2 to use (someone or something) as the model for one's speech, mannerisms, or behavior
  • a pro athlete who has often said that children should emulate their parents—not him

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The first known use of emulate was in 1582

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“Emulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emulate. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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