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Verb: emulate  'e-myû,leyt
  1. Strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
    "He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister"
     
  2. (computing) imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software
     
  3. Compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with
    "This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colours"

Derived forms: emulated, emulates, emulating

Type of: compete, contend, copy, imitate, simulate, vie

Encyclopedia: Emulate