Meaning of EMULATE in English

EMULATE

[ 'ɛmjʊleɪt ]

■ verb attempt to match or surpass, typically by imitation.

Derivatives

emulation noun

emulative adjective

emulator noun

Origin

C16: from L. aemulat- , aemulari 'to rival or equal'.

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