Thesaurus

emulating

verb
present participle of emulate

Synonyms of emulating

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 for emulating

Words Related to emulating

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 for emulating

Words Related to emulating

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about emulating

Cite this Entry

“Emulating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emulating. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on emulating

Nglish: Translation of emulating for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of emulating for Arabic Speakers

Comments on emulating

What made you want to look up emulating? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!