Variant of emulate
- to try, often by imitating or copying, to equal or surpass
- to imitate (a person or thing admired)
- to rival successfully
- Comput. to use an emulator to perform the functions of
Origin: ; from Classical Latin aemulatus, past participle of aemulari ; from aemulus, trying to equal or excel ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ai- to give, accept, take from source Classical Greek ainymai, take
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