Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To make perpetual.

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Usage examples "perpetuate":

  1. But the old order did not perish without efforts to perpetuate itself. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.", Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton.
  2. Because these lovers are traitors secretly striving to perpetuate all this misery and turmoil that otherwise would come to a timely end. - "Essays of Schopenhauer", Arthur Schopenhauer.
  3. We have no desire, however, to perpetuate the popular impression, that all the said properties had been patented by himself to himself. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.