Emulate in a sentence as a verb

All kinds of companies would try to emulate microsoft methods.

And without any remote pretense around the ‘emulate a live finger’.

Art music was always high-falutin' stuff that mostly rich people, or those wanting to emulate them, listened to.

On a 6 to 8 month time scale, heroku would be 10 times cheaper that taking the hit of setting up everything to emulate it.

The scariest dystopias are not hideous hellscapes where nobody would want to live, as those tend to self-destruct or at best persist in tiny enclaves and never catch on. Who would want to emulate North Korea?

Compared to the amazing roll of luck, insight, cunning, and high risks / high rewards culture of Apple, Amazon is really the company to emulate.

Every time I left work I would wonder if he thought I was 'slacking off,' because he wasn't in early enough to see when I got in, just that I always left before him. Some engineers just emulated his hours, but given my various other life commitments, that was impossible.

That always seemed to me a bandwagon feature, like Microsoft's SkyDrive: they saw DropBox succeeding, they figured it would be easy to emulate, and they learned otherwise when they tried it.

Institutional investors made the mistake - again, and again, and again - of validating Mark's duplicitousness by pouring literally billions of dollars into his company, and then billions more into startups seeking to emulate it.

Emulate definitions


strive to equal or match, especially by imitating; "He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister"


imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software


compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with; "This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"