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emulate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of emulate

  1. 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 Synonyms of emulate add up (to), come (to), correspond (to), amount, equalWords Related to emulate approach, match, measure (up), meet, rival, touch; connote, denote, express, import, mean, signify, smack (of), spell, suggest

  2. 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 Synonyms of emulate ape, copy, copycat, imitate, mime, mimicWords Related to emulate ditto, echo, reecho, repeat; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, parody, travesty; impersonate, perform, play; pantomime

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