Definitions for perpetuatepərˈpɛtʃ uˌeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

per•pet•u•atepərˈpɛtʃ uˌeɪt(v.t.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. to make perpetual; preserve from extinction or oblivion.

Origin of perpetuate:

1520–30; < L perpetuātus, ptp. of perpetuāre, der. of perpetuus uninterrupted. See perpetual , -ate1

per•pet′u•a`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetuate(verb)

    cause to continue or prevail

    "perpetuate a myth"

Wiktionary

  1. perpetuate(Verb)

    To make perpetual.

  2. perpetuate(Verb)

    To prolong the existence of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perpetuate(verb)

    to make perpetual; to cause to endure, or to be continued, indefinitely; to preserve from extinction or oblivion; to eternize

  2. Perpetuate(adj)

    made perpetual; perpetuated

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