cause to continue or prevail
"perpetuate a myth"
To make perpetual.
To prolong the existence of.
to make perpetual; to cause to endure, or to be continued, indefinitely; to preserve from extinction or oblivion; to eternize
made perpetual; perpetuated
Origin: [L. perpetuatus, p. p.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
per-pet′ū-āt, v.t. to make perpetual: to cause to last for ever or for a very long time: to preserve from extinction or oblivion.—adj. Perpet′ūable, capable of being perpetuated.—n. Perpet′uance, the act of making perpetual.—adjs. Perpet′uāte, -d, made perpetual: continued for an indefinite time.—n. Perpetuā′tion, act of perpetuating or preserving from oblivion: preservation for ever, or for a very long time; Perpetū′ity, state of being perpetual: endless time: duration for an indefinite period: something lasting for ever: the sum paid for a perpetual annuity: the annuity itself.
The numerical value of perpetuate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of perpetuate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Any movement in history which attempts to perpetuate itself, becomes reactionary.
In my eyes it is disgusting that so called ‘journalists’ have seen fit to spread and perpetuate the lie.
Abe is seeking to perpetuate his power. He is not grooming any successor other than Inada, and she won't be ready yet.
We denounce the disorder in which international community wants to keep us in order to perpetuate the chaos in this country.
The delaying tactics and excuses that have allowed the FDLR to perpetuate their crimes and genocidal ideology should no longer be tolerated.
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