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e·ter·nize

 (ĭ-tûr′nīz′)
tr.v. e·ter·nized, e·ter·niz·ing, e·ter·niz·es
1.
a. To make eternal.
b. To protract for an indefinite period.
2. To make perpetually famous; immortalize.

[French éterniser, from Old French eterne, eternal; see eterne.]

e·ter′ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

e•ter•nize

(ɪˈtɜr naɪz)

v.t. -nized, -niz•ing.
1. to make eternal; perpetuate.
2. to immortalize.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin]
e•ter`ni•za′tion, n.

eternize


Past participle: eternized
Gerund: eternizing

Imperative
eternize
eternize
Present
I eternize
you eternize
he/she/it eternizes
we eternize
you eternize
they eternize
Preterite
I eternized
you eternized
he/she/it eternized
we eternized
you eternized
they eternized
Present Continuous
I am eternizing
you are eternizing
he/she/it is eternizing
we are eternizing
you are eternizing
they are eternizing
Present Perfect
I have eternized
you have eternized
he/she/it has eternized
we have eternized
you have eternized
they have eternized
Past Continuous
I was eternizing
you were eternizing
he/she/it was eternizing
we were eternizing
you were eternizing
they were eternizing
Past Perfect
I had eternized
you had eternized
he/she/it had eternized
we had eternized
you had eternized
they had eternized
Future
I will eternize
you will eternize
he/she/it will eternize
we will eternize
you will eternize
they will eternize
Future Perfect
I will have eternized
you will have eternized
he/she/it will have eternized
we will have eternized
you will have eternized
they will have eternized
Future Continuous
I will be eternizing
you will be eternizing
he/she/it will be eternizing
we will be eternizing
you will be eternizing
they will be eternizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been eternizing
you have been eternizing
he/she/it has been eternizing
we have been eternizing
you have been eternizing
they have been eternizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been eternizing
you will have been eternizing
he/she/it will have been eternizing
we will have been eternizing
you will have been eternizing
they will have been eternizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been eternizing
you had been eternizing
he/she/it had been eternizing
we had been eternizing
you had been eternizing
they had been eternizing
Conditional
I would eternize
you would eternize
he/she/it would eternize
we would eternize
you would eternize
they would eternize
Past Conditional
I would have eternized
you would have eternized
he/she/it would have eternized
we would have eternized
you would have eternized
they would have eternized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.eternize - cause to continue indefinitely
perpetuate - cause to continue or prevail; "perpetuate a myth"
2.eternize - make famous forever; "This melody immortalized its composer"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

eternize

verb
To cause to last endlessly:
References in classic literature ?
I might relate of thousands, and thir names Eternize here on Earth; but those elect Angels contented with thir fame in Heav'n Seek not the praise of men: the other sort In might though wondrous and in Acts of Warr, Nor of Renown less eager, yet by doome Canceld from Heav'n and sacred memorie, Nameless in dark oblivion let them dwell.
These two examples show Brodsky's recurring depiction of Christ not as one who eternizes, but as one who makes finite.
The other reason belongs to what might be called Zukofsky's ars amatoria, an epistemology at once sensuous and intellective, according to which caring implies loving entails knowing effects keeping of a kind that by definition eternizes the thing kept, and does this in a way that is not transcendent-idealist-Platonist-Romanticist, not just a lot of gas, but fully material and available to the senses: the kind of "outlasting" that poetry has at times claimed the power to effect.