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ˈpɜr pɪˌtreɪtper·pe·trate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetrate, commit, pull(verb)

    perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

    "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"

Wiktionary

  1. perpetrate(Verb)

    To be guilty of, or responsible for a crime etc; to commit.

    Etymology: From perpetratus, past participle of perpetrare, from per + patrare, akin to potis, potens; see potent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perpetrate(verb)

    to do or perform; to carry through; to execute, commonly in a bad sense; to commit (as a crime, an offense); to be guilty of; as, to perpetrate a foul deed

    Etymology: [L. perpetratus, p. p. of perpetrare to effect, perpetrare; per + patrare to perform.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perpetrate

    pėr′pē-trāt, v.t. to perform or commit (usually in a bad sense): to produce (as a poor pun).—adj. Per′petrable.—ns. Perpetrā′tion, act of committing a crime: the thing perpetrated: an evil action; Per′petrātor. [L. perpetrāre, -ātumper, thoroughly, patrāre, to perform.]

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How to say perpetrate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perpetrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perpetrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of perpetrate in a Sentence

  1. Bishop Garrison:

    This type of outright cruelty against children, in a military facility once used to perpetrate a grave injustice, no less, tells the world we are not the proud and free nation we once purported to be.

  2. Phil Weiser:

    My friends on the other side have failed to offer any viable theory on how to address the spectacle of a bribed elector, an elector who votes for Frodo Baggins, or one who would perpetrate a bait-and-switch on the people of the state.

  3. Pete Buttigieg:

    The message I will send is if they perpetrate a repeat of anything like Tiananmen Square when it comes to Hong Kong, they will be isolated from the free world and we will lead that isolation both diplomatically and economically.

  4. Brian Benczkowski:

    The data in our possession shines an inescapable light on those dirty doctors, clinic owners, pharmacists and others who may have long believed that they could perpetrate their fraud in the dark, behind closed doors.

  5. RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT B.A., M.S.R, J.D.:

    ***(C)(P) SOME PEOPLE THRIVE ON THE CONFLICTS WHICH THEY CREATE AND PERPETRATE TO SEE OTHERS FALL. I AM ONE WHO RAISE OTHERS UP WHEN THEY FALL, AND THEN SHOW THEM THE WAY TO AVOID THE PITFALLS OF THE ENEMY. I AM RAS CARDO REGGAE CREATOR FROM TRENCH TOWN.

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