present tense third-person singular of emulate
as in means
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 imitates
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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“Emulates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emulates. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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