past tense of emulate
as in equalled
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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as in imitated
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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“Emulated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emulated. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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